East Grinstead hair stylist Katie Crosses The Line For Sepsis UK
In the autumn, East Grinstead hairdresser, Katie Wright swapped the salon for a running route as she ran her first half marathon to raise money for Sepsis UK.
The energetic 22-year-old fundraiser raised £2,140 for the charity which supports those affected by sepsis as well as campaigning and educating.
Katie said: “Thank you to everyone that has supported me on my journey, and well, what a journey it’s been. As well as being able to now say that I have ran a half marathon, I can also say that I have raised such an amazing amount of money.”
Katie ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon which featured London’s royal parks – Hyde Park, The Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens, describing it as a ‘challenge’.
Katie’s run was in memory of her late mother who passed away in December 2017 at the age of just 55 from sepsis.
Katie added: “I want to give a huge shout out to all my wonderful friends that came to support me. I honestly couldn’t have done it without you but mainly Callum, you have been my absolute rock – not only my brother but a best friend.”