Robbie Kings runs three marathons one after another to support Bethnal Green's Magic Me charity
PUBLISHED: 07:00 06 March 2018
Robbie Kings waited a long time for a marathon—but like the London double-deckers they’ve now arrived three together!
He is in the middle of running triple marathons for Bethnal Green’s Magic Me charity.
Robbie is just back from Spain having done the Saville marathon, while next month it’s Paris on April 8 and London on April 22.
The 35-year-old West End theatre show publicist chose Magic Me which brings old and young generations together.
“My Gran lives alone after my grandfather died two years ago,” he says. “So I understand the importance of bringing elderly people together in social situations. Life is about connections and the impact we can have on each other.”
Robbie admits he was “barely able to run a mile” in his 20s, but worked his way up to his first marathon in Amsterdam at 29.
He has run marathons since in Rome, Paris, Stockholm and last month in Seville. Taking on Paris and London one after another will be his sixth and seventh—arriving together like London buses!