Nearly 900 people took part in a fantastic day of distance running on Bexhill seafront. The 10th Poppy Half Marathon races, organised by the charity Raising Money for Good Causes, took place on Saturday. Competitors embark on the 13.1-mile challenge of the Poppy Half Marathon. The charity raised more than £26,000 from the runners taking part, £1,300 from on-the-day merchandise sales, a £315 on-the-day donation from Marion Head, and £162 from old £1 coin and cash donations. The popular annual event again comprised a half marathon, 10k, 5k and children’s races, all of which started and finished outside the De La Warr Pavilion.

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