SMM gifts £500 from Spring Treble to local charity

Stone Master Marathoners has gifted £500 to the Stone Community Hub, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of local people in times of need. Generated from their April trio of races, Spring Treble, the running club’s kind donation will be used for providing Hub’s financial assistance service for 6 months.

Stone Master Marathoners has a real passion for supporting both charity and the local community and Race Director John Haine was delighted to hand over the cheque at a presentation at SMM HQ. He commented, “Stone Master Marathoners aims to inspire runners of all abilities to develop their skills. The club is proud to be part of our local Stone community and our aim is to support other organisations whenever we can.”

The Hub’s Manager, Karen Wardell, was on hand to receive the cheque and told SMM “The donation of £500 will make a significant difference to the work of Stone Community Hub; we will use it to fund the money advice service we offer. We work both with those in debt and those struggling to budget. It is great example of the community working together when local groups such as Stone Master Marathoners offer to support the work we do.” On behalf of the Hub Karen also welcomed anyone in need of help or advice to pop by to the Frank Jordan Centre and a friendly face would be happy to guide them.

Stone Master Marathoners has a long tradition of supporting local charities and plans to continue this with upcoming races including Flying Fox 10 in November and the superb Flying Fox Marathon set for May 2017. Meeting regularly at Stone Tennis Club, the club urges all runners, from total beginner to elite, to join them for a chat and training run to make their running aspirations a reality. For full details of how you can get involved visit

SMM's John Haine presents Hub Manager, Karen Wardell, with the cheque
SMM’s John Haine presents Hub Manager, Karen Wardell, with the cheque