runner is ready for marathon fundraising effort
Burnham-On-Sea runner Jason Vickers is in training to take part
in this year's London Marathon.
who works at Burnham's Tesco supermarket, is currently running
45 miles a week to get ready for the 26-mile race on Sunday April
plucky runner, who has suffered from Crohn's Disease for the past
17 years, currently runs five nights a week and says he has high
hopes of beating his 2006 time of six hours and 19 minutes.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm really looking forward to the
marathon and am hoping for a time of around four and a half hours,
having finished the Burnham Half Marathon in a time of 1 hour
51 minutes last year."
the course of the last four years, Jason has raised £3,071
for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. This year, he will be raising
funds for both the Multiple Sclerosis Society and RNLI.
is seeking sponsorship and can be contacted on 01278 781841.