Zoe's Place is the half marathon charity of the year

By Matthew Bates 07/08 Updated: 08/08 14:47

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Buy photos » Mandy Connoll, finance administrator at Zoë’s Place; Liam Pryszlak from Decathlon; Kirstie Nichols, fund-raising officer, Zoë’s Bear; Lord Mayor Coun Tim Sawdon; John Martindale from Big-Q and Muna Chauhan, fund-raising officer at Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice. (s)

ZOE'S Place Hospice has been chosen as the official partner of the city's annual half marathon.

Fund-raising manager Kelvin Green said the charity was delighted to be chosen.

Estimated costs reach £800,000 this year, making support even more crucial.

It comes after organisers announced a major coup with international sports brand Decathlon sponsoring the race.

John Martindale, from organisers Big-Q, said: "Having a local charity on board is great news for us all.

"First and foremost it provides Zoe's Place with high value access to our runners to raise much needed funds. Runners will also be able to make donations online at the time of entry."

To enter the event visit coventryhalf.com or call 0870 122 2003.

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