TV personality Matthew Wright and BBC Radio Lancashire presenters joined a Christmas charity run in Preston.Advertisement
Runners braved sleet and light snow to raise money for Beating Bowel Cancer in honour of Ben Ashworth who died in July after a battle with cancer.
Many runners donned fancy dress and inflatable bum cheeks for the Cheeky Santa Dash around Preston’s Avenham and Miller Parks.
Ben Ashworth died after a five year battle with bowel cancer.
Read more: Memorial service in honour of Ben Ashworth
He regularly trained for his marathon runs on the Guild Wheel which runs through the park – and a section of the route is due to be named in his honour.
The event was organised by Ben’s widow Louise and the event was supported on Saturday (9 December) by her family and hundreds of runners.