No5 Chambers – Going the Extra Mile for Charity (1)

Fri, 13 Apr 2012

Senior Clerks at No5 Chambers are gearing up to run the 2012 Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April helping to raise money for two worthy charities. The Virgin London Marathon is one of the greatest British sporting events, combining elite athletics, mass participation and record-breaking fundraising in one race. The course is a gruelling 26 miles 385 yards long, passing through the streets of London from Blackheath to the famous finish line at The Mall. 
Zoe Owen, Senior Practice Manager of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Groups is running in aid of Oxfam. An experienced runner, Zoe has so far raised in excess of £1,000.
Oxfam GB is a leading international NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the delivery of aid and development work. Our purpose is to work with others to overcome poverty and suffering. Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International.
Ben Todd, First Junior Clerk of the Crime Group is running in aid of Addaction. Relatively new to the world of running and looking forward to the challenge, Ben has so far raised in excess of £2,000.
Addaction rebuilds lives affected by drink and drugs. We provide specialist support to help people break free from their dependencies, including initiatives for young people and parents, helping them build a brighter future for themselves as well as their families and surrounding community.

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