Every year hundreds of individuals carry out sponsorship appeals for great causes by running the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k. This year we’ve caught up with Captain Beany who hopes to collectively raise £50,000 for the Marlie-Grace Roberts Appeal with the rest of the community.
Swansea and the surrounding areas have such a close knit community, and it’s touching to see how the community are coming together for this much loved little girl.
Captain Beany is the one and only universal global baked crusading superhero, aptly named, after one of your favourite all time foodstuff. This year, whilst having run the 10k previously finds this run more significant than the rest. Not solely because of his hard efforts and devotion to the Marlie Grace Roberts Appeal, but also because he’ll be turning 60on the 23September, just a few days after the 10k race.
Captain Beany had this to say about the upcoming race
“I’m really looking forward to the run, the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k is a beautiful and scenic route. I’m looking to raise awareness of the Marlie-Grace Roberts appeal, which is a local fundraising program, to help a little girl in the Port-Talbot area.”
Marlie-Grace Roberts is a 3-year-old girl, who has cerebral palsy Asymmetric double hemiplegia. This means that she has troubles with muscle development, balance, and bodily functions. Unfortunately she cannot join in with the everyday activities that a 3 year old would normally be able to. Marlie-Grace receives weekly physiotherapy and the appeal is raising money for an operation and the physiotherapy that would be needed post operation.
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