September 25th, 2016

City man aims to break new world record at tomorrow’s London Marathon

City man aims to break new world record at tomorrow’s London Marathon City man aims to break new world record at tomorrow’s London Marathon
Updated: 2:11 pm, Apr 22, 2016

A COVENTRY man will attempt to set and unique and potentially gruelling world record this weekend when tackling the London Marathon dressed as a dragon.

Ceri Williams is hoping to set the first approved world-best time dressed as a knight on top of a dragon while raising £30,000 amongst a group of ten runners in the process.

The 43-year-old BT Business Improvement Consultant is running as part of a team of ten BT employees who are aiming to raise the sum for the NSPCC and ChildLine.

Though dressing up as a dragon may not sound the most conventional way of running a marathon, the change of costume won’t come as a change of attire for the keen rugby fan who often attends international rugby fixtures in the fancy-dress costume.

Ceri said: “It will be tough for me in costume, however it’s nothing compared to the tough times some children have to face.

“I ran the Welsh Marathon last summer with a leg fracture and managed that in six hours so I’m hopeful.”

To sponsor Ceri, visit www.mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/ceriwilliams#donationSummary

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