Boys run marathon for brother

The brothers of 14 year old Charlie Hutton from south Croydon, who died in a boat accident last year, have raised more than £10,000 for the RNLI.

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Hockey festival one of fundraising events

Inaugural Charlie Hutton Hockey Festival in December. Brothers Tom and Sam, centre middle, kneeling

Charlie was a talented hockey player who trained with the England under 15 team and had ambitions of representing Britain in the Olympics.

In December the family organised the first of what they hope will be an annual fundraising event with Charlie's former school - The Whitgift in south Croydon.

They hope the 'Charlie Hutton Hockey Festival' will keep his memory and passion for hockey alive, as well as to continue to raise funds for the RNLI.


Boys now training for marathon

24 year old Tom and 22 year old Sam Hutton are now in training for the London Marathon, aiming to raise £15,000 for the rescue services who tried to save their brother.

Last October, they took part in the Great South Run raising over £5,000 and they also plan to do a 14km Thames swim in August.

Tom, 24, a trainee lawyer, said, “The RNLI were absolutely amazing in their efforts and we want to show our appreciation by raising money for a fantastic charity devoted to saving the lives of people at sea.”

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