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Over one hundred runners take on Moonlight Marathon

Over 100 islanders braved the wind and the cold to take part in the EPIC Moonlight Marathon in Guernsey.

Runners at the finish line of the marathon Credit: Orchard

The marathon runners started outside Octopus Bar and Beach restaurant in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Volunteers were on hand to help runners at checkpoints and hand out goodie bags at the finish line.

The event, sponsored by FCG, raised over £3000 in total.

FCG group operations manager Lisa Vidamour, said:

Supporting an event which encourages the Guernsey community to push themselves in a physical challenge like this is right up our street

– Lisa Vidamour, FCG group operations manager

The proceeds from the event will go to This Is EPIC village savings and loans projects, which benefits people in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.