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20th, July 2016

High Tide Team Ready for Great North Run

Our excellent, dedicated team of runners are busy training and gearing themselves up for the upcoming esteemed Great North Run in September, but they need your help!

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Coming together from businesses and schools across Teesside, our pumped up team are helping to raise money to support the ongoing delivery of our range of unique industry-led programmes, by taking part in the gruelling half marathon on 11th September of this year.

We are currently asking other businesses and individuals from across Teesside that want to support the fantastic work that we do for young people across the region, to sponsor our inspiring team; spurring them on to cross the finish line.

Running the 13.1 miles in just under two months time are:

Emily VellVianet

Mark EasbyBetter.

Nikki Easby Better.

Jerry HopkinsonPD Ports

Alistair WaughThirteen Group

Russell BurtonOutwood Academy Bydales, Marske-by-the-Sea

Lauren GreenwoodFreeborough Academy, Brotton

Kelly DillonFreeborough Academy, Brotton

Kevin ShakesheffFormer Casper Shipping

Nicole Dawson – St.Peters Catholic Voluntary Academy, Middlesbrough 

You can sponsor our team by heading over to our GoFundMe page, where you will also find further information on why we’re taking part.

Watch our video below to see how our programmes impact the lives of youngsters in the area:

We’re so proud of our team and for each and every individual for taking time out of their busy schedules to train and take part in the Great North Run on behalf of the High Tide Foundation. We wish them all the best of luck in the half-marathon and urge people to back them in their challenge.

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For further information on our programmes, please contact Lauren Bywater, our General Manager, on 07834 176945 or email

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