Northampton postmistress runs the race of her life

A new postmistress and owner of two Northampton convenience stores has carried on her fundraising in memory of her late father-in-law.

Tuesday, 21st June 2016, 3:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2016, 4:17 pm
Kingsthorpe Hollow Post Office staff and customers

When Shital Patel decided to run the Race For Life 14 friends, staff and colleagues decided to join her on the 5km Abington Park course.

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The 43-year-old owner of Kings-thorpe Hollow Post Office and Jimmy’s Store in Kingsthorpe Road ran the race in Ramesh Patel’s honour.

Generous customers of the two shops helped the Patel family to raise £4,200 so far with sponsorship and donations. Shital said: “Thank you to everyone who supported the team - next year I’m planning 10km.”