Oxford holds first charity Rainbow Run

Hundreds of runners have taken part in Oxford's Rainbow Run for Helen and Douglas House Hospice.

Colourful turnout for charity funrun

700 people of all ages took part

More than 700 people took part in Oxford’s first ever ‘Rainbow Run’ to raise money for the local children’s hospice, Helen & Douglas House. The ‘Rainbow Run’ is a unique event based on the festival of Holi that represents Peace, Life and Happiness, reflecting the ethos of Helen & Douglas House.

Runners covered in multicoloured paint

The charity that supports families with children and young adults with life shortening conditions living Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties, is aiming to raise £30,000 through this event towards the £5m needed to run the hospice each year.

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