aim to complete 7 marathons in 7 days for charity funds
group of three runners from Burnham-On-Sea, Highbridge and Bridgwater
are hoping to thousands of pounds for charity by completing 7
marathons in 7 days around Somerset.
trio - Scott Woodberry of Burnham, Matthew Axe of Highbridge and
Tim Scarrott of Bridgwater - are running in aid of three charities:
Petal - The Christine Woodberry Memorial Trust which supports
cancer sufferers, Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, and the Heart
has been heavily involved in charity work over the past six years
on behalf of Petal that he and his brother and sister set up in
memory of their mum, Christine Woodberry.
Two friends that he met whilst completing the Five-Peaks Challenge
in 2013 in aid of Petal were keen to take part in another challenge
and this was how this team was formed.
Matthew and Tim both have nominated their own charities of choice
whom they will be running for.
SEVEN MARATHONS IN SEVEN DAYS:
22nd November - Burnham-On-Sea - Cheddar
- Cheddar - Bristol
- Bristol - Frome
- Frome - Glastonbury
- Glastonbury - Taunton
- Taunton - Minehead
- Minehead - Bridgwater
have been putting in the hours over the past few months to train
for this. Training runs have taken them from places such as Torquay
to Brixham and back.
cause is very dear to our hearts and will be at the forefront
of our minds during this challenge," said Scott.
"We have been lucky enough to secure some local company support
who are offering a donation to have their logos on the boys shirts
- Taylor's Landscaping, M Mansfield Estate Agents, Avalon Leisure
and Unique Gym in Bridgwater plus others."
guys will be starting on Burnham seafront this coming Saturday
(November 22nd). They will be there from 8.30am and will be starting
£3,400 has been donated to the mens' charities so far, and
further donations can still be made online via their donations
page, which can be accessed