Nissan runners raise thousands for Japan

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A CHARITY run at Nissan has helped raise thousands of pounds for victims of the Japanese tsunami.

 More than 200 runners yesterday took part in the 10k run around the site in Washington

 A Nissan Leaf acted as a pace car as the runners began the two-lap circuit of the factory.

 More than £4,500 was raised for the Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal through entry fees and sponsorship.

 Entries included several Japanese nationals, as well as athlete David Millar, who is training for the New York Marathon and Nissan paint shop worker Mick Sherriff, who had completed two marathons the previous two Sundays, at Druridge Bay and Edinburgh.