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26th February 2018

Martin Ramsden is going that extra mile to beat homelessness!

The member of Lifestyle Fitness Middlesbrough is running the London Marathon in April to raise money for the homeless charity Shelter.

In preparation for the marathon, Martin is running a marathon and an extra mile, in one day on a treadmill. He will be running a total on 27.2 miles!

The Extra Mile event will take place at Lifestyle Fitness Middlesbrough on 9th March 2018.

On his fundraising page Martin states: “As a Methodist minister I served for 9 years in the centre of Middlesbrough. Most weeks this involved some kind of care for those suffering from issues of homelessness and housing vulnerability.”

“It seems to me that these issues are becoming more challenging year by year. Shelter reports that there are currently more than 128,000 homeless children in the UK. I care deeply about this and share Shelter's commitment to work 'until there is a home for everyone'. Please help by sponsoring me.”

You can show your support for Martin on his fundraising page HERE

Follow Martin’s challenge on Facebook at Lifestyle Fitness Middlesbrough.