A ST Neots company director has set himself his biggest challenge yet – to run the London Marathon.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

Paul Collins, managing director of Wizard Recruitment, has braved the snow and the cold to start his training for this year’s 26.2-mile run on April 21.

“I started to do things after I retired from rugby to keep the body ticking over,” he said. “I’ve done the Tough Guy, a half-marathon and it just makes sense to take the next step. I’m built for running through things, not for length!

“I started on January 1 and I’m getting through the cold, hard, wet weather. I’m running 50 miles a week with 13-mile runs on a Saturday, which I will build to 20 miles next month.”

Mr Collins is raising money for deafblind charity Sense UK, part of the group of one of his clients, and needs to secure £1,500 to take part in the event.

To support Paul Collins and Sense UK, visit http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/PaulCollinsrunfatboyrun

0 comments

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Homes24
Jobs24
Drive24
MyDate24
MyPhotos24
FamilyNotices24
Weddingsite

Click here to read more of our digital publications
Hunts Post Business Awards Retailers List Paper delivery enquiries Reader Holidays

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT