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Thetford Athletic Club member ready for London Marathon

Clare Slattery will be running the London Marathon to raise money for Dementia UK and Prostate Cancer UK. Picture: Claire Slattery

Clare Slattery will be running the London Marathon to raise money for Dementia UK and Prostate Cancer UK. Picture: Claire Slattery

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Clare Slattery will be taking on the 26 miles challenge to raise money for both Dementia UK and Prostate Cancer UK.

Mrs Slattery, who has worked at Co-operative Travel in Thetford for nine years, has been training three times a week to be in peak fitness for the event.

She gained a place in the famous event through the athletic club’s ballot.

Accomplished at half marathons, this will be Mrs Slattery’s first time running a full marathon.

She said she is looking forward to the event and raising money for two charities close to her heart.

She said: “This is a huge challenge for me, I have never run over 14 miles in distance and would really like to give London a go and tick it off my bucket list.”

Visit Clare’s sponsorship page.

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