Run helps SWAS raise up region’s champion athletes

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VideoA record number of runners took part in the annual Telstra South West Academy of Sport Fun Run on Saturday morning.

A record number of runners took part in the annual Telstra South West Academy of Sport Fun Run on Saturday morning.

More than 280 competitors ran around the Leschenault Inlet for the charity run, which aims to raise money for SWAS athletes and its programs.

SWAS chief executive officer Bernice Butlion hailed the event a success.

“There were perfect conditions for running,” she said.

“It was so rewarding that everyone, young or old, gave it a go.

“It is exciting to see that the community supports us.”

Runners take off from the starting line in Saturday’s Telstra South West Academy of Sport Fun Run.
Camera IconRunners take off from the starting line in Saturday’s Telstra South West Academy of Sport Fun Run. Credit: Teneille Watson

Mrs Butlion said she was still counting the money raised from the run.

She said the organisation would look to hold the fun run again next year.

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