GALLERY: Sainsbury’s make it a supermarket sweep as they run, cycle and swim to aid Sport Relief
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Sainsbury’s in Ely helped raise more than £2,000 for Sport Relief with a range of fundraising events.
Staff from the Ely branch teamed up with other stores from around the region for a tag rugby match and an ‘iron man’ event which saw team members run, cycle and swim from store to store.
The Atrium Club in Ely provided a static bike for staff to cycle the equivalent distance of Lands End to John O’Groats, which was completed over three days by a team which including manager Karen Watts.
And, on Friday, staff surprised customers by carrying out a flash dance at 1pm, which saw the management team dancing to Superman by Black Lace, in the main foyer.
Volunteers from Ely Rowing Club carried out a bag packing event at the Lisle Lane store and helped to sell the official Sainsbury’s sport relief scratch cards, with all proceeds going to the charity.
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Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King also joined the fundraising efforts on Saturday morning, running alongside Ely colleagues Tom Knights and Justine Petrou in a one mile fun run at Milton Country Park.
The total raised is expected to top £2,500 when all monies are collected.
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