Staff from Sidmouth hotels do a spot of ‘moonlighting’ for charity

PUBLISHED: 08:17 03 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:17 03 May 2018

Charity walkers (l to r): Alexa Baker, Aimee Huxley, Anna Webb, Liz Clode, Emma White, Jo Watson, Lisa Lodge

Charity walkers (l to r): Alexa Baker, Aimee Huxley, Anna Webb, Liz Clode, Emma White, Jo Watson, Lisa Lodge

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Seven Sidmouth women are going to walk through the night along the route of the London marathon to raise money for a breast cancer charity.

The team consists of five members of staff from three Sidmouth hotels - Dukes, The Hotel Elizabeth and the Kingswood and Devoran Hotel – together with two friends.

They are joining the Moonwalk Challenge in aid of Walk the Walk in London on May 12.

Jo Watson, the hotels’ general manager, said: “It is a case of everybody knows somebody who has been affected by breast cancer.

“I have had a close friend who went through it last year.

“It is something the team here wanted to get involved in, raising money for a good cause.”

The group has already got pledges of £1,200 for the charity.

The group will begin their walk at midnight and will spend the early hours of the day completing the 26.2 mile route.

Jo said: “We’re used to late nights so that should hold us in good stead.”

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