Runners Remember Holidaymakers

More than a hundred people have done a charity run in memory of two British men in their twenties, shot dead while on holiday in Florida.

James Cooper from Warwick and James Kouzaris from Northampton (pictured right) were gunned down in Sarasota in April 2011.  A group of runners all took part in Northampton's Run '11 event on Sunday 2 October 2011, to raise money for Always A Chance - a new charity set up in the Jameses' memory.

Always A Chance want to help prevent violent crime against young people and to tackle its causes.

Other people taking part in Run '11 - a 5km and 10km run through the streets of Northampton - ran to support The Stroke Association, MacMillan Cancer Support, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, the Northamptonshire Community Foundation and The Lowdown.

Paul Davies, one of the founders of Always a Chance, said "We are very pleased to have such a profiled event to publicise our charity and we are looking forward to pounding the streets of Northampton to get the ball rolling."

A 16 year old - Shawn Tyson - who lives close to the murder scene, was arrested on suspicion of double murder shortly after the two Jameses were shot.

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