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Shaftesbury Locals Fundraise Thousands During Virtual London Marathon

This year’s main London Marathon event was cancelled because of COVID-19, but successful Shaftesbury area entrants were offered the chance to participate in a ‘virtual’ marathon locally yesterday.

Marie Glanville from Cann finished her run along the Ox Drove in 5 hours 26 minutes. Marie raised money for mental health charities Mind and Young Minds.

Marie Glanville running her marathon

Bev Stopps walked 26 miles with her friend Naomi Culley and made £1,400 for Shaftesbury charity Hope.

Listen at 25:31.