London Marathon: Running in memory of Paul

PUBLISHED: 13:56 06 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:55 06 May 2010

HOPING against hope to be fit enough for the London Marathon on April 23 is North Herts Road Runner Dave Ross. He said: Sadly, I have developed an injury that makes me extremely doubtful to make the start line. But others in the club are raring to go. T

HOPING against hope to be fit enough for the London Marathon on April 23 is North Herts Road Runner Dave Ross.

He said: "Sadly, I have developed an injury that makes me extremely doubtful to make the start line."

But others in the club are raring to go.

They include Richard and Jo Harbon, Suzy Crowe, Helen Redwood and Pete Sibbett who will all run to raise money for British Blind Sports in memory of their partially sighted colleague Paul Pearce who died after being hit by a lorry while out running on the Stotfold bypass in February.

Money raised by Becky Kelly will go to Keech Cottage Children's Hospice while Marion Yeeles' effort will benefit the NSPCC.

Road Runners also taking part are John Franklin, Martyn Annetts, Clive Adams, Paula Adams who hopes to do sub 3hrs 15m and beat her own club record, Melissa Winters, Lisa Nash, Jane Chappell, Claire Messenger, Mark Young, Nat Whitley, Marion Yeeles, Brian Taylor, Richard Thackeray, Colin Calcutt and Chris Walby.


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