Do the marathon by instalments to help kids’ charity in 21st year

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A CHARITY is hosting a marathon by instalments as part of its 21st anniversary celebrations.

The Rainbow Centre, for youngsters with cerebral palsy, is inviting everyone to take part in the event, which lets you complete the 26-mile run over a number of sessions.

There will be runs around the centre, at Cams Alders in Fareham, over 10 weeks from April 30 to July 9 on Saturday mornings from 10am to noon and Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

It will take 200 laps to complete the distance.

Centre fundraiser Julie Woodward said: ‘You might decide to walk, run, jog, use a wheelchair or buggy. Whatever method you choose you will be able to say at the end “I’ve Done A Marathon!” and feel better both inside and out.’

Pompey defender Ritchie De Laet is backing the event and said: ‘It is a great opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to work together to complete a marathon, improve their fitness levels and raise money for a very worthwhile cause’

The event is open to everyone for a £2 entry fee. Entrants are then asked to raise a minimum of £30 in sponsorship.

For more information contact Julie Woodward on 01329 289500 or David Hawkley on 01489 601747.