More than 50 Porsche owners from the Lancashire Section of the Porsche Club GB took part in an 83 mile Lancashire drive on Sunday 11 August, raising money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
The Red Rose Run started from Porsche Centre Preston and after breakfast and registration, drivers were waved off at 9.30am by Preston City Council Mayor, David Borrow.
Porsche owners from throughout Lancashire, Yorkshire and as far away as Northamptonshire took part. So far, the annual events have raised a combined total of over £20,000 for local charities.
Porsche Club GB, Lancashire Region, David Baker said, “The Red Rose Run has become a firm favourite in our club diary. It’s the perfect blend of friendship, beautiful scenery and iconic motoring. We were especially grateful that the Mayor agreed to attend and set us off and to Porsche Centre Preston for hosting our members before the journey began. This year’s event is especially important because our beneficiary, Rosemere Cancer Foundation, has assisted several Porsche Club GB members and their families over the years.”
The route offered a scenic drive through Preston and the Ribble Valley, finishing at the Classic Car Show at Stonyhurst College.
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