Gunners stars are on the run for charity

Arsenal players (clockwise from bottom left) Kieran Gibbs, Andre Santos, Theo Walcott and Francis Co

Arsenal players (clockwise from bottom left) Kieran Gibbs, Andre Santos, Theo Walcott and Francis Coquelin limber up ahead of the Be A Gunner Be A Runner charity fun-run at the Emirates Stadium. Picture: Stuart MacFarlane / Arsenal Football Club. - Credit: Archant

Arsenal stars including fleet-footed Theo Walcott recreated the iconic gold medal celebrations of Olympic champions Mo Farah and Usain Bolt ahead of a charity fun run.

They struck the famous Lightning Bolt and Mobot poses to promote the club’s annual Be a Gunner, Be a Runner event at the Emirates Stadium.

More than 500 Arsenal fans will run 10 laps around the pitch in aid of The Arsenal Foundation, the club’s charitable arm, on Saturday, March 23.

Entry costs £15 and all runners are encouraged to raise at least £100. Last year’s event generated more than £50,000 for Save the Children.

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