Tom Fairbrother tackling four marathons for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Tom Fairbrother is running two half marathons and two marathons from August and October. He is fundr

Tom Fairbrother is running two half marathons and two marathons from August and October. He is fundraising for Great Ormond Street Hospital, which treated his brother when he was younger.

A fleet-footed fundraiser is taking on a quadruple challenge for a cause close to his heart.

Tom Fairbrother, from Woodbridge, recently ran the Dublin Half Marathon in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

He will also be running the Reykjavik Half Marathon this Saturday, Berlin Marathon on September 27 and Amsterdam Marathon on October 18.

The 27-year-old sports science undergraduate, who also works for Framlingham based communications firm X-on, is currently 37th ranked runner in the UK across 10 miles and in the top 250 for marathon and half marathon – with respective personal bests of 1hr 11min and 2hr 38min.

He also finished first on the 10km route of last Friday’s inaugural Twilight road race in Ipswich.

Mr Fairbrother, who trains by running 80-90 miles a week, hopes to raise more than £500 for the hospital that treated his older brother for kidney-related illness as a child.

To lend your support, visit justgiving.com/TomRunsEurope.

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