Friends run in Dale’s memory

FRIENDS of tragic Mayfield teenager Dale Bennett are to run a marathon in his memory.

A six-strong team from Mayfield, Gorebridge and Newtongrange is planning to raise funds for charity by completing the Edinburgh Marathon in the 17-year-old’s memory.

Dale died following an incident in Gorebridge in the early hours of Saturday, February 12. A man has been charged in connection with the death.

Family friend Thomas Mabon, of Waverley Terrace, Mayfield, a family friend, has been helping to co-ordinate the fundraising plan and has organised the group’s entry in the 26-mile event to raise funds for Victim Support Scotland (VSS), a charity which provides support to victims and witnesses of crime.

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