Charity jog to raise funds in memory of Northampton shooting victim

James Kouzaris and James Cooper, who were murdered while on holiday in Florida in 2011 ENGEMN00120141002110701
James Kouzaris and James Cooper, who were murdered while on holiday in Florida in 2011 ENGEMN00120141002110701
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A charity run in memory of a Northampton man and is his friend who were shot dead in a 2014 Florida gun attack is set to be held this month.

James Kouzaris and friend James Cooper, aged 25, were murdered by 16-year-old Shawn Tyson in Sarasota, USA, in the early hours of April 16, 2011.

James Kouzaris and Liz Clare ENGEMN00120141002110645

James Kouzaris and Liz Clare ENGEMN00120141002110645

Following the deaths of the two popular young men, friends and family set up a charity called Always A Chance, which aims to provide funding for projects that encourage young people who are outside full-time education and employment to re-engage with the education system or find employment.

On Saturday, July 16, the charity is inviting people to take part in the annual Jog for James event at Brixworth Country Park.

On the day participants will be able to take part in three distances: a 10k walk, a 10k run, and 3k walk or run.

Entry Fee for adults is £15, £5 for students and free for under 12’s

All finsihers will receive a medal and light refreshments will be available afterwards

All proceeds will go to the Always A Chance.

For more information visit http://www.alwaysachance.org.uk/