SPORT RELIEF MILERS RUN ON UK TAP WATER
Four thousand Milers took part in the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile on Saturday on Plymouth Hoe, where crowds are now reported to have reached in the region of 17,000.
The enthusiastic team from South West Water donned their tee-shirts and shorts and joined Chief Executive Bob Baty to raise money for Sport Relief and to promote the health benefits of drinking tap water.
Bob Baty said: "We are proud to support Sport Relief. It was a fantastic event enjoyed by all those taking part, raising money for charity and reminding people to drink eight good sized glasses of water a day to help stay fit and healthy. "
UK tap water was the official drink of the Sports Relief mile and Water UK provided all Milers with a bottle of water on completion, making sure participants were hydrated and able to go the extra Mile to support good causes at home and abroad.
South West Water pitched their customer caravan at the side of the track and gave out 2,000 free sports bottles of chilled tap water to the crowds, helping to hydrate them against the heat of the weekend sun. The South West Water team were also on hand to discuss any water related issues with the people of Plymouth and promote the region's finest thirst quencher.
Published: 18 July 2006
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