Posted: Sat 25th Mar 2017

Anglesey Charity Chair Run Is Flying Success

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Mar 25th, 2017

A North Wales motorcycle club marked a milestone by helping to keep Wales Air Ambulance’s helicopters flying. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Anglesey Motorcycle Club organised a Charity Chair Run in aid of Wales Air Ambulance, lapping the Anglesey Circuit to raise lifesaving donations. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The club celebrated their 25th birthday, by hosting a unique event for their chosen charity, racing motorbikes with side cars around the Ty Croes racing circuit. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Eifion Jones, Wales Air Ambulance Community Coordinator for Gwynedd, joined the Anglesey Motorcycle Club for the event on March 23, riding in a sidecar for the run. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Eifion said: “As a charity, we receive great support from the motorcycle community. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We are incredibly grateful that the Anglesey Motorcycle Club named WAA as their chosen charity and held the Charity Chair Run in aid of us. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“The day was great fun, and the outstanding support of the Anglesey Motorcycle Club is lifesaving as it raised donations to help fund our missions across Wales. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Each mission costs around £1,500 and support like this is vital in helping us to keep our helicopters flying. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Everyone at Wales Air Ambulance would like to say a huge thank you to the Anglesey Motorcycle Club, who’s support is helping us to raise the £6.5 million needed every year to run our services across the country.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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