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Rishon raises funds for Islington BC on 14th birthday

PUBLISHED: 11:00 20 May 2020

Islington Boxing Club's Rishon John ran a 10k on his 14th birthday to raise funds for the club (pic Islington BC)

Islington Boxing Club's Rishon John ran a 10k on his 14th birthday to raise funds for the club (pic Islington BC)

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Islington Boxing Club gave thanks to junior Rishon John for his fundraising achievements at the weekend.

John put his 14th birthday celebrations on hold to run a 10k around the perimeter of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Sunday and raise money for the Hazellville Road club.

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And after completing 15 laps of the ground and finishing his run in one hour, four minutes and 43 seconds he was able to enjoy a special birthday dinner.

A club spokesperson said: “He was treated to a takeaway Nando’s and chocolate cake, which was fully deserved.

“In total Rishon raised £1,189. A fantastic achievement from a brilliant club boy.”

To make a donation go to justgiving.com/fundraising/rishonibc.


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