Racing to raise money in the Great City 5k

On Thursday 10 July A.A. Thornton & Co. took part in the 10th Standard Chartered Great City Race, raising money for the “Seeing is believing” charity, a global initiative to help eradicate avoidable blindness.

The 5km corporate running race started and finished at The Honourable Artillery Grounds, and lead the 5000+ runners, including Paula Radcliffe and Liverpool  FC  legends – John Aldridge, David  Johnson,  Phil  Neal  and  Alan  Kennedy through the closed off streets of the city of London.

A.A. Thornton & Co. were amongst 385 companies taking part in the race and were delighted to rank 218th out of 726 teams in the men’s race and 72nd out of 283 teams in the women’s race.

The A.A. Thornton & Co. 2014 team

From left to right the runners are: Anna Sheridan, Adrian Bennett, Hayley Josephs, Emily Cottrill, Stuart Clarkson, Stuart Greenwood, Emma Lawrence, Nikesh Patel, Louise Foster, Charlie Dempster, Michael Dawson, Greg Dykes, Alex Bone, Katie Moore and Hannah Bettles.

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