Covers Timber & Builders Merchant in Chichester has donated £1,500 to Children on the Edge after three of the team successfully completed the Chichester Half Marathon for a third consecutive year.

The Chichester Half Marathon or ‘Chi Half’ is organised by the international charity Children on the Edge, which helps to support some of the most vulnerable children in the world including the refugees who have fled from war and persecution in Syria.

In addition to the team’s efforts, Covers supplied and sponsored the bags that all registered runners received upon completing the race.

Justin Walsh, assistant manager of Covers Trade Centre in Chichester, said: “It’s a great feeling not only achieving a personal best for myself but to also be supporting such an important charity in the process. The Covers team did a fantastic job and we are looking forward to putting our feet up for a bit for a well-earned rest before we start thinking about our next challenge.”