Burnham-On-Sea runner in training for London Marathon
Burnham-On-Sea man is in training to run the London Marathon this
April in aid of a local charity.
advisor Richard Thomas, 54, will be taking part in the gruelling
26-mile race to raise money for the Highbridge-based National
Blind Children's Society.
- who will be among tens of thousands of runners pounding the
streets of the capital - has been in training since November.
running shorter races over the last four years, with the big race
just around the corner the tough task in front of him is starting
to hit home.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's a daunting prospect but it's
something I have always wanted to do and to be able to raise money
for such an important local charity has given me the extra drive
support I have received so far has been superb and I'm extremely
grateful - it would be amazing to keep that going right up until
the race. It's
been quite tough training so far but I am just about on track
and can't wait to cross the finish line knowing it has all been
sponsor Richard, visit www.virginmoneygiving.com/richardthomas3