Trainer takes on Bristol 10k

PUBLISHED: 13:00 27 May 2012

Matt Jupp

Matt Jupp

Matt Jupp

A WESTON personal trainer has raised more than £1,650 for Cancer Research by running the Bristol 10k with some of his loyal clients.

Matt Jupp, aged 29, of Swiss Road, runs his own business, Bootcamp Somerset, and entered his team of five into the run which included his clients Sam Cross, Andy Watts, Oliver Saunders and Ian Berry.

This cause was very important to Matt, having lost several of his family members in the past few years.

He said: “Sadly more than one in three of us will get cancer at some point in our lives and I think many of us have lost someone who we have loved dearly due to the battle of fighting cancer also. This was for them.”

This was Matt’s first race and got through with a time of 42.54.

He said: “I have been active pretty much all my life but I have only really been training for this event for a few months and to get that time and postion is a fantastic and satisfying achievement for me.”

Included in his sponsors was support from the Grand Pier, Loves Cafe, The Ascot Group, Personalize Engraving and Trysport.

Matt said: “This will not be the last time Bootcamp Somerset raises money for charity so watch this space.”

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