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Volunteers at East Anglian Air Ambulance

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Volunteers at East Anglian Air Ambulance

With the Runway Run less than a month away there is still plenty of time to get training to run, walk or jog the 5km and 10km track.

On Sunday 14 September, at Sculthorpe Airfield in Norfolk, East Anglian Air Ambulance will be hosting their 6th annual Runway Run and volunteers can’t wait to get involved again.

Two EAAA volunteers who attended the Runway Run last year are Jill Sowerby-Wray and Terri Faye from Norfolk.

Jill is a regular volunteer for EAAA who works in a vital role on reception in EAAA’s head office in Norwich. On an average day she will be answering calls, dealing with post and greeting guests at reception. She is a well known face around the team and knows exactly how everyone takes their tea!

Terri has recently become a volunteer because she knew how dedicated the team at EAAA are and felt they did a fantastic job in the community. After regularly attending events alongside Jill and seeing how much fun can be had as a supporter, Terri decided to commit some of her time to EAAA and became a volunteer.  

With the pair working together they are a well known duo throughout the charity. At last year’s Runway Run both ladies helped out from the start, including getting involved in setting up equipment and handing out the enticing goodie bags at the end.

EAAA Deputy Fundraising Coordinator, Olly Larkin, said: ‘In the time that both Jill and Terri have been supporting and volunteering at EAAA they have certainly left their mark in the charity!.’

‘They are known in the office as ‘the Dynamic Duo’ for all the hard work they do at the charity. We couldn’t do our events without them.’

Both lovely ladies say they thoroughly enjoy doing it and would recommend it to anyone. If volunteering is something you think you might be interested there are plenty of opportunities at the Runway Run and at EAAA.

The entry fee is £10 for adults, £5 for concessions and free for under fives. The EAAA asks all entrants to try to secure at least £25 in sponsorship. Please register via the link on our website www.eaaa.org.uk or contact us on 01603 489406 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information on the work of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, visit www.eaaa.org.uk or call 08450 669 999.  You can also follow us on Twitter at @EastAngliAirAmb or ‘like’ our Facebook page – East Anglian Air Ambulance Charity.

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