Keen runner Tony competes in marathon for Age UK

A KEEN runner from Bow is competing in his first London Marathon to raise money for Age UK. Recruitment consultant Tony Vickers hopes to raise �1,500 for the new charity which combines Age Concern and Help the Aged. The 30-year-old has already compete

A KEEN runner from Bow is competing in his first London Marathon to raise money for Age UK.

Recruitment consultant Tony Vickers hopes to raise �1,500 for the new charity which combines Age Concern and Help the Aged.

The 30-year-old has already competed in a range of running events, including half marathons but this is the first time he will have followed the 26 mile course through the streets of London.

He said: "I've always wanted to take part in the London Marathon, and by running for Age UK, I'm making a difference at the same time. I passionately believe that older people deserve our support -- so the charity is very important to me. I'd encourage anyone with their own place to get involved and join the team!"


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Anyone who wants to support can sponsor him via www.justgiving.com/Tony-Vickers.

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