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Lateef Iqbal from Specsavers taking a photo of himself in running gear during a race

Specsavers Director from Surrey to compete in London Marathon

Lateef Iqbal, 47 and from Farnham, opted to sign up to the mammoth 26-mile challenge after last year sustaining a knee injury which rendered him unable to partake in his extensive list of sporting interests.He says: Out of what Lateef describes as …

7 April 2017 09:00
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Fundraiser Steve Canning running in a long distance running race in Blind Veterans UK logo vest

Physiotherapist and Team GB athlete to take on gruelling London Marathon

Steve Canning, 37 and originally from Haywards Heath, Sussex, will be competing in the world famous event for the third time, and will be running in honour of his Great Grandfather, Leonard Howell, who received support from the charity over 100 years…

22 March 2017 11:00
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Photo of 2 Bury St Edmonds 100k supporters

Suffolk blind veteran to take on 100k challenge for Blind Veterans UK

Despite last year’s triumph, Colin and Russell have their sights set on beating their previous time of 24 hours and 29 minutes, while making sure that certain traditions are honoured. He says: “If all goes to plan, we’ll shave a good few hours off o…

3 March 2017 13:00
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