Runner to take on biggest race yet for charity

READY TO RUN Nathan Jones
READY TO RUN Nathan Jones
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AFTER guiding a blind runner on a 10km race through London, Nathan Jones is taking on the London Marathon.

An experienced runner, who has completed the Great South Run on 13 occasions, Nathan is gearing up for the 26-mile challenge where he will be representing British Blind Sport, a charity which helps blind and partially sighted people participate in sport.

‘I’m thrilled to support blind and partially-sighted like-minded sports people to achieve their goals of running mass participation events and keeping fit,’ said Nathan, 40, of Southsea.

After answering a tweet from Paralympic athlete Noel Thatcher, Nathan was asked to support a fellow runner, Erich, by guiding him through a 10km race through London.

It was after this that he decided to represent the charity at the London event.

Nathan is hosting a Charity Race Evening at The Barley Mow in Southsea on Saturday from 8pm.

His just giving page can be found at justgiving.com/nathans1stmarathon