Kempston Rugby have announced that Magpas Air Ambulance will be their charity partner for the 2019/20 season.
Magpas Air Ambulance brings essential lifesaving care by land and air to patients in life-threatening emergencies in the East of England and beyond.
They are entirely reliant on charitable donations.
To mark the occasion Kempston Rugby entered participants into the Bedford Running Festival, expecting just two or three club members to take part.
15 runners, ranging in ability, have now singed up to run the Twilight 10k on 31 August 2019.
Magpas Air Ambulance are also one of the charities supporting Bedford Running Festival and will be on duty over the weekend.
Alex Redford, Chair of Kempston Rugby said: “It’s a pleasure to work with Magpas again this year. It’s a fantastic service and the 10k is the first of a few fund raising activities we hope to take part in this year.
“We are also looking to have the Magpas logo on our club playing shirts too, so we can help spread the word around the league.”
To sponsor any of the Kempston Rugby runners visit www.justgiving.com/15ksdo10k.
For more information about Magpas Air Ambulance and the service they provide head to magpas.org.uk/