Footballers raise hundreds for charity in Pretty Muddy Kids race

PUBLISHED: 19:00 01 October 2018 | UPDATED: 07:24 02 October 2018

The Hutton competitors with their medals.

The Hutton competitors with their medals.

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Footballers from Hutton braved wet and rainy conditions to take on a 5km raise for Cancer Research UK.

The footballers after completing the challenge.The footballers after completing the challenge.

Members of Hutton Junior Football Club’s under-12s team roped in some of their siblings to enter the Bath Pretty Muddy Kids Race for Life.

The youngsters crawled through a mud pit and clambered over obstacles to compete the fun-packed challenge, which was held at Bath Racecourse

Members of the junior football club, and their families, raised £1,874 – knocking the total up to £2,574 with gift aid.

Event organiser Jodi Wills said: “The conditions were terrible, it was raining, windy and extremely cold but not one of them moaned.

The Hutton competitors with their medals.The Hutton competitors with their medals.

“They all gave it 100 per cent and we are so, so proud of each and every one of them.

“We would like to thank everyone who sponsored them.

“We are blown away by people’s generosity.”

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