London Marathon 2017: Norfolk runners taking part in world-famous challenge for health, education and children’s charities

Julia Snowling, from Hellesdon, who is running the London Marathon for Alzheimer's Society. Picture:

Julia Snowling, from Hellesdon, who is running the London Marathon for Alzheimer's Society. Picture: EPIC ACTION IMAGERY - Credit: EPIC ACTION IMAGERY

Health, education and children's charities will benefit from Norfolk runners taking part in this Sunday's London Marathon.

Scores of novices and experienced athletes will be taking part in the 26.2 mile race through the capital.

?A Hellesdon woman who hates running is taking part in her first marathon in aid of Alzheimer's Society.

Julia Snowling, 39, from Plantation Road, has so far raised just over £2,000 for the dementia charity.

The sign language interpreter wants to run for the charity because she was affected in a big way by her 73-year-old mother's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in 2014.

Liam Corcoran with his sons Oscar, eight, and Leo, six. Mr Corcoran is running the marathon for Norw

Liam Corcoran with his sons Oscar, eight, and Leo, six. Mr Corcoran is running the marathon for Norwich SEN Network. Picture: LIAM CORCORAN - Credit: LIAM CORCORAN


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?Bathroom salesman Liam Corcoran, 33, from Old Catton, is raising money for a charity which supports parents of children with special educational needs.

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Mr Corcoran, a father-of-three, has raised just over £700 for the Norfolk SEN Network.

Shannen Greaves, 23, who is running the London Marathon for East Anglia's Children's Hospices. Pictu

Shannen Greaves, 23, who is running the London Marathon for East Anglia's Children's Hospices. Picture: SHANNEN GREAVES - Credit: SHANNEN GREAVES

His oldest son, Oscar, eight, has autism and is supported by Norfolk SEN Network

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A Heacham woman is running her first marathon for the MIND west Norfolk branch.

Joanna Carr, 48, is supporting the charity because it has a day centre in the west Norfolk village.

Anne-Marie Chilvers, from Colkirk, who is running the London Marathon for Break children's charity.

Anne-Marie Chilvers, from Colkirk, who is running the London Marathon for Break children's charity. Picture: JASON CHILVERS - Credit: JASON CHILVERS

She is also doing the challenge in memory of her best friend's brother, Jamie Howe, who died.

She has so far raised £2,300.

?A bank worker and mother-of-two from Colkirk is taking on her first marathon for Break children's charity.

Anne-Marie Chilvers has raised just under £3,000.

To donate visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Annemariechilvers?Shannen Greaves, 23, who works with vulnerable children as well as in a primary school is raising money for East Anglia's Children's Hospices by running the marathon.

To donate visit uk.virginmoneygiving.com/ShannenGreaves?Norwich resident John Bradley, 32, is running the marathon for the Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF).

He is supporting MRF because his close friend Danny Sweatman lost two brothers Joe and Ryan to meningitis.

To donate visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/John-Bradley10

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