Running crew smashes target

Monday 9th June 2014 – 1.10pm – Chris Kowalik.

More than a thousand pounds has been raised for charity by West Midlands Ambulance Service staff who ran in Worcester’s 10km road race.

Emergency Medical Technician Nicky Masters who is based at the City’s ambulance hub raised £666 for the Midlands Air Ambulance. She earlier explained: “I wanted to do the run for a good cause and chose the air ambulance, as it is an obvious choice for us in the emergency services, I wanted to help promote awareness and raise money at the same time”. Joined by ambulance crewmate Andy Lightbody, Nicky completed the distance in an hour and fifteen minutes thrashing her self-imposed target of one-and-a-half hours. It was her first such run.

Paramedic Lisa Medhurst who is also based at Worcester raised £345 for the Lullaby Trust.

With the addition of gift-aid, the total is more than £1,200

You can still donate to either cause:

To sponsor Nicky, visit
To sponsor Lisa, visit

Two other paramedics based at Worcester also took part in the run:
Bex Welch raised raidsed £85 for the the Lullaby Trust
and Paramedic Suzie Edwards raised £45 RNLI.

Running Crew Smashes target Nicky Masters Lisa Medhurst

Pictured above: Nicky Masters and Lisa Medhurst

Running Crew Smashes target Nicky Masters Andy Lightbody
Pictured above Nicky Masters and Andy Lightbody



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