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THE marathon is just a memory for most who ran it last month.

But one man from Gosport is still on his way to the finish line.

Andrew Weston, centre manager at Gosport Business Centre, has always wanted to say he has completed a marathon for a good cause.

He has finally signed up for the race – but has decided to complete all 26.2 miles in instalments.

It is part of the Get Fit For Summer event, which is being held to celebrate the 21st anniversary of fundraising for the Rainbow Centre, a specialist centre helping children with Cerebral Palsy.

The event is held in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Fareham and is sponsored by Basepoint’s Gosport Business Centre.

Between April 30 and July 9 entrants must complete 200 laps of a course at Cams Alders Recreation Ground close to The Rainbow Centre’s HQ in Fareham, with two sessions planned every week.

Entrants can run, jog, walk or use a wheelchair, motorised scooter or buggy to complete it. Everyone who completes a full marathon and has raised at least £30 will be presented with a certificate and badge

Andrew said: ‘To be able to say I’ve run a marathon, albeit in instalments, is a real achievements, and the more people who do it the more money we can raise.’

.To take part, contact The Rainbow Centre on 01329 289500 or email julie@rainbowcentre.org or David Hawkley on 01489 601747.