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Norfolk man to run London Marathon in father’s memory

PUBLISHED: 11:00 10 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:00 10 April 2018

Steve Eke, 52, will be running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 22, for Prostate Cancer UK. Picture: Steve Eke

Steve Eke, 52, will be running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 22, for Prostate Cancer UK. Picture: Steve Eke

Steve Eke

A King’s Lynn man will be pounding the pavements across the capital in his bid to fight prostate cancer.

Steve Eke, 52, will be running the London Marathon on Sunday, April 22, for Prostate Cancer UK.

After losing his father to the disease, Mr Eke said he wanted to go the extra mile for a charity which has helped him and his family.

He added: “I decided to run for Prostate Cancer UK because it’s a charity very close to my heart.

“For fifteen years my father battled with prostate cancer and it eventually led to his death.”

Clad in blue and black colours, Mr Eke will be a part of Prostate Cancer UK’s 180-strong squad.

James Beeby, director of fundraising at Prostate Cancer UK, said: “We’re delighted that Steve will be part of our team this year, raising vital funds for Prostate Cancer UK.”

To sponsor Mr Eke, visit: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/stepheneke.

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