Olympic Champion At Great Baddow Fun Run

March 2012

Fatima Whitbread, the former Olympic and world champion javelin thrower has agreed to start this year's Great Baddow Fun Run. Fatima is also well known for recently appearing in the popular 'I'm A Celebrity' TV show.

The Great Baddow Charity Race is now in its 28th year and consists of two events - a two mile fun run around the village and a ten mile road race for more serious competitors (chosen as the official Essex AAA ten mile championship for 2012). Both events start and finish in Great Baddow Recreation Ground.

Organisers are keeping their fingers crossed that they can persuade Fatima to don her running shoes and take part in one of the runs. The event takes place on Sunday, May 20th.

For further details go to http://www.baddowraces.org.uk/

(Runners line up to take part in the Great Baddow Charity Races)