Staff at training and apprenticeship provider Positive Outcomes, which has its head office in South Normanton, have raised more than £1,300 for the Alzheimer’s Society.
Directors Ryan Longmate and Kelly Ball completed a sponsored £10K run in Leeds and their fundraising efforts have amounted to a total of £1,333.
Positive Outcomes donated £500 to the total and Ryan said he was thrilled to have taken part in the race and was very happy with the fundraising total.
He said: “The race was a great experience and Kelly and I enjoyed the whole day. We are so pleased to have raised this large amount of money for such an important cause. Many people either know first-hand, or through a relative or friend, someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s. The work the charity does in supporting these people and their families is fantastic.”
Kelly added: “We’ve had some really sizeable donations, for which we are extremely grateful.
“This race was the first of many fundraising activities we will be undertaking as a business. Our next fundraiser will be the Macmillan coffee morning on September 26, and we hope to raise just as much money then for an equally important cause by involving all of our teams across the country.”
Danielle Hindle, community fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Society in the East Midlands, said: “We are thrilled that Kelly and Ryan raised so much money by taking part in the Leeds 10k. I’d like to thank Kelly and Ryan and everyone who sponsored them for their support and for joining us in our fight against dementia.”