Published: July 29, 2014

Devitt Insurance Services are pleased to announce their new sponsorship of Essex Air Ambulance, a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, in their annual Motorcycle Run. The charity was established in 1997, with fundraising happening straight away to help provide a free, life-saving service to those across Essex and Hertfordshire in need of critical attention and care.essex air ambulance run

Devitt will be working closely with Essex Air Ambulance as they launch their yearly Motorcycle Run from Laindon to Harwich taking place on Sunday 7 September 2014. This is the Air Ambulance’s biggest and longest running event as it celebrates its 15th run this September. The run aims to raise vital funds to keep aircraft and crew with the latest equipment to give the best care to all of their patients.

The day will see thousands of motorcycle fanatics gathering at this popular event, those riding the 60 mile run will set off at 11am. Once reached the finish line on Harwich Green the motorcyclists will be welcomed by a family festival, complete with live entertainment and motorcycle displays to celebrate the momentous day.

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William Hughes, Managing Director at Devitt said: “Devitt are proud to be supporting Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust once again, it’s a fantastic cause and a life-saving charity. It’s particularly important to us due to all of their work helping bikers, who are at the heart of our business, which is why sponsoring this year’s Motorcycle Run felt like the perfect match.”


Wendy Marcon-Knightley, Sponsorship & Events Manager for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust said: “We are delighted to welcome on board Devitt Insurance as sponsor of our Star Pre-reg prize for the Charity’s biggest fundraising event of the year. We have lots of new exciting attractions planned for the 15th anniversary year to make this the biggest and best Motorcycle Run yet!


I would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to Devitt Insurance and all our other sponsors as without their support we simply could not put this event on and raise all important funds to keep your local Air Ambulance flying and saving lives.”


The Motorcycle Run is a popular event with over 5,000 bikers taking part and more than 2,000 visitors attending the event; raising vital funds for Essex Air Ambulance. Devitt will be in attendance at the Motorcycle Run to meet and engage with motorcyclists.

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