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Theresa May praises organisations ahead of Black Country Road Run

By Pete Madeley | Halesowen | Politics | Published:

Theresa May has passed on her best wishes to people taking part in Sunday's Black Country Road Run.

Prime Minster Theresa May congratulated Mr Morris

Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions, Mrs May was asked to back the event by Halesowen & Rowley Regis MP James Morris, who is taking part in its 10km road race.

The Prime Minister congratulated Tory MP Mr Morris, who has raised money for charity through running the London Marathon.

WATCH: The run was backed during PMQs

She added: "I am very happy to join him in wishing Alan Bowler and the Halesowen & Rowley Regis Rotary Club and all of those who are taking part in Sunday's fun run the very best of luck.

"They are doing this for good causes. We congratulate them and wish them well."

The Black Country fun run takes place this weekend.

Over the years it has raised thousands of pounds for local charities.

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The Black Country Road Run is introducing a corporate challenge this year. Organisers have partnered with The Black Country Chamber of Commerce and we are encouraging their members and local businesses to get involved.

Teams of up to five people will be able to enter into either the 10k Race or the Fun Run.

Enter at theblackcountryrun.com

Pete Madeley

By Pete Madeley
@P_Madeley_Star

Political Editor for the Express & Star. Responsible for local and national political stories, opinion, comment and analysis.

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