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Beaumaris Lifeboat crew members participate in the Anglesey Half Marathon.

Lifeboats News Release

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..

Connor & Lucy at the start of the event

RNLI/ Aspden Zalot

Connor & Lucy at the Menai SuspensioBridge

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

Beaumaris Lifeboat Crew holding drinks for the runnwer

RNLI/John Pulford

The Beaumaris Lifeboat crew at the Water station in the rain

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