Marathon man Ben seeks support from town runners

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Marathon man Ben Smith will be arriving in Peterhead on Sunday as part of his epic challenge to complete 401 marathons in 401 days.

Ben, will arrive in town on Saturday, June 12, and will be starting by Peterhead Community Centre at 10am.

He would love people to go along and and run with him, even for just a small part of the way.

The route Ben will be taken for the 26.2 miles is out the Buchan-Formartine Line, then onto Maud before turning back at 13.1 miles, giving plenthy of points along the route for the public to lend their support.

Ben will be taking a break or two along the way to stop for refreshments.

He will not be racing - he is going at a very gentle pace.

It is only a mile to ASDA from the start, or in Longside join him at the golf course bridge or beside the Happy Plant Garden Centre in Mintlaw where you can expect him to enjoy one of his breaks.

Ben aims to raise £250,000 for two fantastic charities - Stonewall and Kidscape.

Both these charities work tirelessly to combat bullying in schools and society.

You can donate to the cause via

Ben would really appreciate all your support!