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Runners celebrate successes in mighty marathon races

Ashley Boniface, who ran the Brighton Marathon in 2014

Ashley Boniface, who ran the Brighton Marathon in 2014

Brave runners from the Horsham district are celebrating marathon success this month.

Last Sunday’s (April 13) London Marathon followed the Brighton Marathon a week earlier.

Following a year of strenuous training, Julie Hill, pictured below, successfully completed the London Marathon in just over four and a half hours on a very hot and sunny day in the capital.

In doing so, Julie, who lives in Oakhill Road, Horsham, and works for Spofforths in North Street, raised more than £2,400 for the Breakthrough Breast Cancer charity.

Ashley Boniface, pictured below, ran the Brighton Marathon to raise money for Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. He thanked customers of Southwater Co-op for their generous donations in the till charity boxes.

It was his third Brighton Marathon. He finished in 04:13:16 and raised more than £500.

 

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