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18 Jul

Aerobathon success

Aerobathon success

Ashington’s charity Aerobathon smashes fundraising record

A charity Aerobathon at Ashington Leisure Centre has raised over £2,000 in just three hours for Cancer Research UK.  

Over two hundred people turned to support the event to make a donation or take part in Zumba, Clubbercise, Aerobics, Body Combat and Salsa sessions.

The money is being raised by the Team Susie Cancer Charity which has raised over £45,000 towards Cancer Research UK over recent years by holding fundraising events across the region.  

Fitness Coordinator Lindsey Humble from Active Northumberland organised the Aerobathon event. She said:

“We were hoping for a big turnout and the local community didn’t disappoint. We  managed to beat the amount we raised last year which is a great achievement. Thank you to everyone who turned out to support us and contribute in their own way to this worthwhile cause that is valued by so many.”

Click on the video below - kindly put together by Ross Thompson who was the photographer/videographer on the day - 

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