Acre Landscapes owner runs two marathons for Perennial

Nigel Bowcock, owner of Acre Landscapes Ltd and BALI board member, has completed two marathons in two weeks to raise money for Perennial.

Nigel Bowcock (right)
Nigel Bowcock (right)

Bowcock set himself the challenge of raising £5k by running the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 12 April and the Virgin London Marathon two weeks later on Sunday 26 April.

He said: "I’ve done it! Every part of me aches today, but the support I have received from friends, family, colleagues and Perennial over the past few months, and the knowledge that I am raising money to help fellow horticulturists, has made it all worthwhile. I would urge anyone who is up for a challenge to consider getting involved in HortAid – you won’t regret it!"

Anita Bates, director of marketing and development at Perennial said: "Perennial simply couldn’t offer the range and breadth of services we have available to horticulturists without the support of amazing fundraisers like Nigel. He’s been an absolute star - training hard, completing the challenge and raising nearly £3,000 so far for HortAid. We have plently more fundraisers lined up this year and lots of events to get involved in. Early indications suggest this will be a bumper year for HortAid so let us know if you fancy joining in!"

Acre Landscapes will match all donations £1 for £1 up to the value of £2,500. Donations can still be made to Bowcock via his JustGiving page:

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