A knight in shining armour for the Armed Forces

Local Army Sergeant Hopes to Break World Record by Running the London Marathon in Suit of Armour – Whilst Raising Money for the Military

This April, Army Sergeant, Paul Beddows, from Sawtry, Cambridgeshire, will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon on behalf of SSAFA, the UK’s oldest Armed Forces charity.

However, unlike most London Marathon participants who will be wearing their ‘usual’ sporting apparel, 33-year-old Paul has decided to wear a suit of armour, made up of 35k worth of steel plates, whilst running the gruelling 26.2 miles.

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Stoll’s Chief Executive continues preparing for the London Marathon

Stoll’s Chief Executive, Ed Tytherleigh, continues preparing for the London Marathon and we hear an update on how his training is going.

Last month I declared my intention to run the London Marathon on Sunday April 22nd. The attempt is very much on and training is in full swing!

Stoll opens a new housing scheme in Aldershot in May this year and I am running to try and raise £10,000 to support the development.

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Stoll’s CEO Ed Tytherleigh takes on the London Marathon

The Chief Executive of Stoll, Ed Tytherleigh, is taking on the London Marathon for the first time this year to raise vital funds for the work of Stoll. Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing for vulnerable and disabled Veterans and helps around 600 Veterans a year.

Ed hopes to raise £10,000 to support Stoll’s work helping and housing homeless Veterans. Stoll offers a unique combination of housing and life-changing support, including employability, addiction support and outreach services.

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