COLLEAGUES from a solicitors are stepping out to help charity.

The group of nine from Cullimore Dutton solicitors, based on White Friars, Chester – and which includes an Ellesmere Port resident - will put their best feet forward in a variety of events including Race for Life and the Edinburgh marathon to raise more than £800 for charity.

James Lunt, a solicitor in the commercial department, is taking part in the Edinburgh marathon on May 31 for St Luke’s Hospice.

The 33-year-old, of Winnington Lane, Northwich, said: “My training for the marathon is going well.

“I completed the Oulton Park half marathon in March in 1 hour 41 minutes.

“I am running four times a week and continue to increase my long run.

“I have raised £400 so far and hope to raise in the region of £500.”

Fellow commercial solicitor James Goddard, 27, of Seller Street, Chester, is organising a walk for Claire House Hospice on May 24 for company staff and their families.

Several staff are training hard in preparation for various Cancer Research UK Race for Life events.

Receptionist Linda Knowles, 64, of Little Sutton, and accounts manager Julie Dean, 48, of Boughton, are doing the Chester Race for Life on June 14.

Trainee lawyer Nikki Henderson, 18, of Myrica Grove, Hoole, is doing the Tatton Park Race for Life and the midnight walk for Nightingale House, both events are in June.

Legal secretary Patricia Hall, 66, of Hawarden, and legal assistant Nicky Belton, 37, of Rossett, take part in the Wrexham Race for Life on June 21.

To sign up for Race for Life call 0871 641 2282 or go to