Tate & Lyle Citric Acid donates £500 to 'The Coalfields Regeneration Trust Selby Half Marathon'

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On your marks…get ready….GO! With a personal best of 0.200 seconds John Hamlin, General Manager Tate & Lyle Citric Acid (Selby), passed a cheque for £500 to Jim Harran, race organiser and member of Selby Striders' Running Club. The Selby Striders are reviving the half-marathon in Selby, which was last run in 1999. The 13 mile race will take place on the 5 October 2003 starting at the Abbey Leisure Centre, Selby. It is expected that around 300 runners will take place in this year's race with even more expected in 2004, as the race becomes re-established. Tate & Lyle Citric Acid are 'silver' sponsors of the Selby Striders' half marathon for the next two years. The race's main sponsor is The Coalfields Regeneration Trust. Jim Harran from the Selby Striders said 'We are really pleased to have a local company as one of our sponsors. We have had people from Tate & Lyle Citric Acid involved with the running club for many years, including some founder members from when the club was formed in 1986. It's great to have the company officially on board and we look forward to working with them over the next two years.' 'Tate & Lyle Citric Acid are proud to be one of the sponsors of the race', said John Hamlin, General Manager Tate & Lyle Citric Acid Selby. 'It's a great community event that brings together people of all ages and fitness. We hope that some of our employees will be taking part too!' For press enquiries please contact:
Louise Wood, The Coalfields Regeneration Trust: 01709 765555

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