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Runners at Llandudno Lifeboat Station for the Mayday Mile Campaign

Lifeboats News Release

Members of the North Wales Running Club gathered at Llandudno Lifeboat Station on Sunday morning to take part in the one-mile dash for the RNLI, and to present Captain Marcus Elliott, Lifeboat Operations Manager with a cheque for the funds they had raised.

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North Wales Runners at Llandudno Lifeboat Station

The Mayday Mile fundraising campaign has encouraged members of the public to complete a one-mile distance fundraiser to help raise vital funds which will then help RNLI lifesavers to continue running the service and rescue others.

Sue Perkins, Chairperson of the Llandudno Lifeboat fundraisers said, ‘Marcus and I were delighted to receive a cheque from the running club on behalf of the RNLI. We greatly appreciate their fantastic support for the Mayday Campaign’.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email [email protected].

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Captain Marcus Elliott Llandudno LOM

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