Friday, 17 June 2011

Wolverhampton Racecourse staff putting their best foot forward for the Walk of the Black Country

The Walk of the Black Country will be taking place this Sunday, 19th June at 10.00am. It’s a 10-mile walk in aid of Promise Dreams starting at Himley Park, and finishing at Wolverhampton Racecourse.

We are pleased to announce that one of our dedicated members of staff Ormila Dedi will be representing the racecourse by taking part, with her family, on this years walk. Ormila, who works in our Sales and Marketing department, has been taking her training very seriously. “Lindsey Jephcott, Commercial Manager said “Ormila has been training hard each and every lunchtime by walking a couple of laps of the race track, it’s great to see her dedication towards such a worthwhile cause”
You will be sure to locate her as she will walking with 5 members of her family including her 12 year old daughter Priya, decked out in our Wolverhampton Racecourse corporate green walking gear. Having already raised over £200.00 of sponsorship money, Ormila feels very passionate about Promise Dreams and the work and support they provide within the Black Country, and having had previously worked with them on their 10th anniversary event in February, it a charity close to her heart.

At the finish line, everyone that takes part will be presented with a medal and some freebies to celebrate their achievement! Everyone is welcome to stay here and relax after the walk, as the Beacon presenters will be welcoming walkers back, plus there will be plenty of merriment available from drinks to a BBQ and plenty of music to keep everyone entertained all afternoon, so bring the rest of the family down.
For more information and to see pictures of Ormila taking part please visit our blog and facebook page at