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Oxenhope Straw Race reaches £10,000 milestone
9:00am Tuesday 8th October 2013 in News
The organisers of this year’s successful Oxenhope Straw Race are celebrating reaching a major fundraising milestone.
They have announced that the July event generated £10,000, with more cash potentially still to come.
In mid-September race secretary Jane Barrett said she and her colleagues had so far collected £7,000, but were expecting more.
Jane said: “We’ve reached £10,000 and we still have a month to go. We would like to appeal to anyone if they’ve got any outstanding sponsorship money to send it in.”
More than 230 teams took part in this summer’s straw race, which is now in its 38th year.
Since it began the race has raised more than £350,000 for good causes.