runner's marathon fundraising reaches £10,000
Burnham-On-Sea runner Jason Vickers has this week achieved a major
milestone by raising £10,000 for charity over the last five
who works at Burnham's Tesco supermarket, reached the huge sum
during a collection at the store on Thursday (September 15th).
plucky runner, who has suffered from Crohn's Disease for the past
17 years, is raising the cash for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week: "I am very proud to have
reached this goal and thank everyone for their support and kind
words over the years. It's
great to have raised £10,000 and don't intend to stop now."
completed the the Great North Run on Sunday (September 18th) in
a time of one hour, 58 minutes and 38 seconds - his fastest time.
also ran the London Marathon earlier this year in a time of five
hours and 51 minutes. He also completed the Bristol Half Marathon
last weekend in a time of one hour, 56 minutes and 32 seconds
- the sixth time he has taken part.