A MARATHON race in the district will be supported by a business from Hazeleigh.

The Saltmarsh75 race in October is now being sponsored by building company E J Taylor and Sons.

The business at Mill Works in Burnham Road have also entered a team in aid of charity Kids Inspire.

Representatives from the charity also be in attendance.

A spokesman for the said: “We are very proud to be an established part of the Maldon District for over 50 years.

“We endeavour to support local business and events where we can and to be involved with an endurance event of this kind, showing off our amazing Essex coastline, is a fantastic opportunity for all.

“This charity does fantastic work with disadvantaged children across Essex.”