“The reason why we’re running, and to date we’re run just shy of 390 kilometres, which is basically over a marathon a week each, (…) we’ve been doing this to raise money for the British Lung Foundation and the Child Lung Foundation, and the reason we’re supporting those two charities is my niece, Josie, who will be 2 years old in November and has a lung condition. She has an interstitial lung disease to be precise, which stops her getting enough oxygen into her blood stream and therefore stops her growing and developing at a normal rate.”

“On the sponsorship page you’ll find links to both charities ( ( and also a link to a blog my sister Sarah wrote, which followed Josie through the early parts of her condition, the biopsy, the diagnosis, and will tell you more in detail about little Josie. (”

“Thank you very much for your support so far. The sponsorship page will remain open for the remainder of September as well as all of October, so don’t worry if you haven’t got your money in yet. Please do it soon though, because Josie needs it, and it would be really kind you, Thank you!” (video)