03:00PM, Monday 28 September 2015
Charity fun runners went Gung-Ho! at Royal Windsor Racecourse on Saturday to raise money for Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service.
More than 2,000 people made their way to the track, in Maidenhead Road, where they took on a 5km obstacle course which included Europe’s largest inflatable slide.
The event was hosted by CBeebies presenter and Gung-Ho! ambassador Alex Winter, who praised the ‘stunning’ venue and the work of Alexander Devine.
He said: “I had the task of choosing the charities for each event and I wanted something that I could feel passionate about.”
He added speaking to Fiona Devine, the charity’s co-founder, broke his heart that there was not a children’s hospice in Berkshire.
“There’s so many runners here supporting them, it’s brilliant.
“No parent should be left sat in a hospital corridor watching their child die, it just shouldn’t happen and I hope that anyone reading this who can help does because Berkshire needs this.”
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