Overbury Estate are delighted to support, Jude Dayne who is once again in training to run the 2014 Malvern Hills Ultra Marathon http://www.ultrarunningltd.co.uk/malvern-hills-ultra.html Jude, a resident of Overbury is well-known in the village, walking her dogs, riding her horse and styling many of the local residents as a hairdresser.

On Saturday May 3rd 2014, Jude will be undertaking the 52 mile Ultra Run along the Malvern’s. The Malvern Hills Ultra is a test of endurance as well as navigational skill. Entrants can choose various race distances, between 8 and 52 miles. The total ascent of the 52 mile race is over 8,000 ft.

This year Jude will be raising money for Maggies Cancer Caring Centre, Cheltenham. Maggies offers a programme of support with professional staff on hand to offer practical advice on benefits, dietary and nutritional information, emotional support from qualified experts and importantly a friendly place to meet others and a calming space to sit quietly with a cup of tea.

The centres are available to anyone with any type of cancer their families and friends, offering a sanctuary with information and support which is unconditional, Jude and Overbury Estate are keen to raise awareness of Maggies Caring Centre to the local Bredon Hill community and to raise the profile of the many services which they offer.

We will be following Jude through her training programme of gruelling gym sessions and long distant runs up and around Bredon Hill. If you pass her on the hill then please cheer her along!

Please do join Overbury Estate in supporting Jude by visiting her MyDonate Page https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/judedayne where you can make a donation directly to Maggies.

Also take time to view the Maggie’s website where you can see first-hand all the marvellous work they do.

Based on information supplied by Anna Renton.