Fun runners aim high

By Claire Cooper

There are many reasons why Lindfield villagers sign up for the annual fun run. For many, it’s a chance to get out in the fresh air and run with family and friends, others are hoping to better last year’s time or beat their rivals to the finishing line.

But for two runners, this year’s event was part of a training programme for much bigger challenges which they hope will raise much needed funds for charity.

John Alway and Kate Taylor are both in training for life changing events.

Former gymnast Kate will be running in her first marathon next year, while John is preparing for a gruelling night-time trek to the summit of Mount Snowdon.

You can support John’s NSPCC fundraising campaign  by visiting or The Make a Wish Foundation by visiting 

To support and sponsor Kate, visit her giving page:

Read the fulll story on page 10 of July 2014's magazine