BIKERS throughout the county are being urged to participate on this yr’s Martin Jennings Memorial Bike Run in assist of charity.
The decision comes after David Saunby introduced that this yr’s beneficiary charity shall be Information Canine for thee Blind pet coaching.
This yr’s Jennings’ Run shall be Cllr David Saunby’s thirty fifth yr in organising the occasion for the reason that very first in 1988.
It adopted the tragic loss of life of Martin Jennings from Beacon, Camborne, tragic loss of life competing within the 1987 Isle of Man Manx GP.
Dave Saunby, seen right here with Falmouth mayor Steve Eva in 2019, has been organising the occasion for 35 years
Throughout this time, the run has raised in extra of £130,000 primarily for native charities.
“This yr, I’ve set a goal of £10,000 to sponsor a Information Canine for The Blind from pet coaching,” mentioned Cllr Saunby. “Proper by means of to being handed over to its new proprietor, and I ask for the assist from all of the bikers in Cornwall, and people supporting the run from the roadside to make this occur in my thirty fifth yr.
“Final yr we raised £9,200 for the Cornwall Air Ambulance underneath tough circumstances as a result of lockdown guidelines, so £10,000 for a Information Canine for The Blind is definitely obtainable.”
Final yr’s occasion was cancelled as a result of Covid however changed with a ‘rolling run’. It’s hoped that each one restrictions shall be lifted earlier than the occasion takes place. This yr’s run is on Sunday, September 12. Covid and climate allowing.