Marshals desperately needed for Magpas charity event at Ferry Meadows

Former Mayor, John Peach starting the MAGPAS bike and run from Ferry Meadows
Former Mayor, John Peach starting the MAGPAS bike and run from Ferry Meadows
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Marshals are needed for the second annual sponsored BRoW (Bike Run or Walk [with or without a dog]) for Magpas Air Ambulance which is taking place on Saturday July 30 at Poppy Field, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough.

The organisers are seeking people to volunteer as marshals for the event. Marshals will be needed to direct participants and visitors to Poppy Field and parking, as well as patrolling the three biking, running and walking routes to ensure the safety of the participants. If volunteers cannot marshal all day, a couple of hours would be a great help.

The gates open at 9am until 4pm, with registration between 10am and 12noon. The day will also be a family fun day with attractions and stalls in attendance. Among these will be the Norris Museum presenting Fantastic Fossils, face painting, EZtreat sweet cones, Maureen Regan Photography, a fire engine between 2pm and 4pm, food and ice cream, a tomobola where every ticket wins a soft toy, and more. Entrance to the family fun activities is free and open to all.

BRoW for Magpas is a team of volunteers raising money for Magpas Air Ambulance.The annual sponsored Bike Run or Walk for Magpas is the major event of the year although fundraising continues year round.

Magpas Air Ambulance are highly trained doctors and paramedics from around the UK, many of whom volunteer their own time to work with Magpas. Magpas’s key focus is on providing A&E care each patient needs in their life changing moment. Supporting the Ambulance Service, Magpas’s prime goal is to save lives. Magpas delivers specialist Magpas Air Ambulance services to patients in life threatening emergencies by helicopter or response vehicles in the East of England and beyond. Magpas does not receive any direct Government or National Lottery funding and relies solely on donations from members of the public.

For anyone who would like to volunteer to be a marshal or would like a pitch for the family fun, contact Anna on anna4brow@gmail.com, or 07828 471738. To register for the sponsored Bike Run or Walk event visit our website where you can register online www.bikerunorwalkformagpas.com.