Marathon effort raises £24,000

A father of two raised over £24,000 for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre (PCRC) when he ran the London Marathon in memory of his father.

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 4:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:59 pm
Aaron with his family at the marathon

Aaron McSkimming, of Chalton, wanted to raise money for the charity so that other families will not have to lose a loved one to the disease, he lost his father in 2015, after a two year battle with prostate cancer.

He said: “To have finished and receive my medal is one thing but the way so many people have supported me is incredible. I hold the PCRC charity record for most amount collected and I know my dad would have been very proud as the rest of my family are. I would love to try again next year and smash my time but I don’t think the amount raised could be repeated.”