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Rossendale dad runs for son's memory
9:00pm Thursday 10th May 2012 in Ramsbottom
A RETIRED television announcer from Rossendale will mark his 75th birthday by running the Bupa Great Manchester Run in memory of his late son.
Charles Foster was a well-known voice on Granada TV with his continuity links before giving up the microphone in the early 1990s.
He has decided to mark his 75th birthday, which he celebrated on May 1, by taking part in the 10-kilometre run on May 20.
He will be joined by nine family members, spanning three generations.
Together they are raising money for Greater Manchester’s St Ann’s Hospice, which cared for his son Nic, from Sale, who lost his fight with cancer in January 2010 at the age of 48.
To donate to the hospice visit the website www.sah.org.uk/donate.