Soham carer set for gruelling half marathon in aid of The Prospects Trust, who help adults with special care needs

PUBLISHED: 15:59 02 July 2015 | UPDATED: 15:59 02 July 2015

Colin Churcher.

Colin Churcher.

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A carer from Soham will run a half marathon on Sunday in aid of a charity which supports adults with special care needs.

Wearing a bright orange t-shirt, Colin Churcher will take on the Bassingbourne Half Marathon to raise funds for Prospects Trust. Later this year, he will take on the even greater challenge of a full marathon.

As a carer of adults with special needs, Mr Churcher says he has seen firsthand the way The Prospects Trust helps people with disabilities get supported work and learning at Snakehall Farm, its 18 acre organic farm.

Established in 1989, the charity provides work and training to more than 45 workers and a learning centre for schools, groups and volunteers on a real working farm.

Mark Cornell, farm co-manager at The Prospects Trust, said: “Colin has picked the Prospects Trust to benefit from his inspiring show of commitment,

“Colin is setting a very physical challenge and we hope that people show him some support this Sunday. The whole of the Snakehall Farm Team thank him and wish him well”.

To donate, go to https://localgiving.com/appeal/marathon

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