Change a Life and you could win a car

CarShop Norwich employees, left to right, Mark Hillman, Britt Juste, Karen Kedge and Jason Blaxter g

CarShop Norwich employees, left to right, Mark Hillman, Britt Juste, Karen Kedge and Jason Blaxter get set for the 5km charity run on Sunday, June 16. - Credit: supplied

Used car retailer CarShop is gearing up for the Change a Life 5km charity run on Sunday, June 16.

The run, starting at 9am from CarShop Norwich in Whiffler Road, and also finishes there.

In aid of the charity Dreamflight, CarShop has organised a free prize draw where those taking part in th run have the opportunity to win a car worth £7,000 – given by CarShop. In order to be automatically entered in to the draw, participants need to raise £50 (including £10 registration donation) within one month after the event has taken place.

CarShop will also be organising a host of activities for runners and spectators to enjoy on the day. They include a prize tombola, children's entertainer and balloon modeller, a bouncy castle, face-painting and a children's colouring competition.

Jason Watts, CarShop Norwich operations manager, said: 'We're thrilled with the support and positivity we have received from the local community so far, and I'm pleased to announce that we are on target to raise enough to send one child from our region on a Dreamflight.

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'As a group we have already raised over £16,000 but I'm confident the Norwich store, with the help of the local community, can shine and exceed all expectations. Achieving our target will be great, but exceeding it will be even better.

'It's about helping this great cause and helping change a life of a local child so get involved.'

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Registration can be done through, and there will be limited spaces available for people to turn up on the day and run. Runners are being asked to arrive before 8.30am to get registered and join the motivational warm-up.

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