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First ever Lowestoft Colour Dash raises money for EACH

PUBLISHED: 15:07 10 July 2017 | UPDATED: 15:07 10 July 2017

Normanston park in Lowestoft became a scene of vibrant colours. Picture: James Bass Photography

Normanston park in Lowestoft became a scene of vibrant colours. Picture: James Bass Photography

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Hundreds of people turned out for the first ever Lowestoft Colour Dash on Sunday, July 9.

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

The event, which took place at Normanston Park, was organised by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) as they look to raise money for their Nook appeal.

Participants undertook a two-mile fun run whilst being showered with clouds of coloured powder paint, resulting in a dazzling and vibrant scene.

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Nearly 500 people took part in the dash, which was making its debut in Lowestoft having previously been held in numerous locations across the region.

Tal Williams, EACH Norfolk community fundraiser, said: “Everyone was really excited for the event and the day went really well.

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

“Already we’ve had people telling us how much they’re looking forward to next year’s event.”

EACH is looking to construct a purpose-built facility, ‘The Nook’, which will offer the very best in care and support for children suffering with life-threatening conditions.

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

For more details about the appeal, visit each.org.uk/the-nook/about-the-nook.

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Over 500 people took part in the Colour Dash in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. 

Picture: James Bass PhotographyOver 500 people took part in the Colour Dash in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

Contributions from young and old helped to raise £10,000 for EACH. Picture: James Bass PhotographyContributions from young and old helped to raise £10,000 for EACH. Picture: James Bass Photography

Lowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices.

Picture: James Bass PhotographyLowestoft Colour Dash charity event at Normanston Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk. In aid of the East Anglian Children's Hospices. Picture: James Bass Photography

The money raised will go towards EACH's nook appeal. Picture: James Bass PhotographyThe money raised will go towards EACH's nook appeal. Picture: James Bass Photography

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