SUNDAY saw 250 adults and 101 children take to the St Helens streets during the fourth annual Grind in support of the Isabella Rose Foundation.

Jon-Jo Doherty of Striders won the 5mile race in a speedy time of 28.00, followed by Kane Green with 28.24 and Anthony Lawler with 28.33. Once again Kelly Hamilton bagged first female place in a time of 33.27 and was followed by Emma Callery in 35.41 and Lisa Cheers in 35.48. n 36.43.

Both Jon Jo and Kelly received medals, trophies and sport vouchers for £100 courtesy from sponsors Qualitas kitchens for winning for the second year in a row

The Isabella Rose Foundation was formed in 2011 in memory of Isabella Rose Parr who was stillborn at 31 weeks old - this year’s event was also run in collaboration with Violet-Grace’s Gift - a charity set up in memory of Violet-Grace Youens.

Chairman of the charity and team leader David Pope, said: It was brilliant run, in the heat especially it can be tough but it’s great to see everyone take their time and take it on.

“The best bit for me though is seeing the children take part in the 1mile run, it was lovely to see my grandsons (Isabella-Rose’s brothers) take part.

“I’m really proud of everyone who took part, it was a great event and congratulations to Jon Jo and Kelly.”

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