Beaumaris Lifeboat crew members participate in the Anglesey Half Marathon.
The two crew members of the Beaumaris Lifeboat who had entered for the event namely Mrs Lucy Aspden Zalot and Mr Connor McCarron successfully completed the event today..
The R N L I at Beaumaris manned the refreshment station by the Lifeboat Station during the half marathon.
However we do have to admit some favouritism and both Lucy and Connor received an extra special cheer from the crew when they passed the nine mile drink station.
Lucy & Connor would particularly like to thank everyone for the sponsorship and also to everyone coming out on such a wet day and cheering it really does keep you going and makes a huge difference to all the runners.
Notes to editors:
Lifeboat Open Day 2017 will be
Saturday 3 June 2017 11.00am to 4.00pm
Stalls and events at the Boathouse,
Subject to operational requirements a display by the lifeboat
RNLI media contacts
For more information please telephone John Pulford, Beaumaris RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press officer on 07824 764474 or Chris Cousens R N L I Press officer Wales & west on 01745 585162.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.