Exmouth police officer resting his feet after non-stop run
AN EXMOUTH police officer is resting his sore feet after taking part in a non-stop 50 mile run in aid of Parkinson s Disease Society. Glen Herbert, of Moorfield Road, run from Exmouth to Taunton last Saturday, February 20. He completed the run in eight ho
AN EXMOUTH police officer is resting his sore feet after taking part in a non-stop 50 mile run in aid of Parkinson's Disease Society.
Glen Herbert, of Moorfield Road, run from Exmouth to Taunton last Saturday, February 20. He completed the run in eight hours 43 minutes and has raised more than �1,000 so far.
His friends and family kept him topped up with carbohydrates and drinks with sponges to cool him off along the way.
The 47-year-old decided to take part in the run in aid of one of his relatives who suffers from the disease.
You may also want to watch:
"I was feeling the worst pain I have ever felt afterwards," he joked. "I bought myself loads of running gear and yet got massive blisters. Yesterday I was hobbling up and down the stairs."
In preparation of the run, Glen would jog around 50 to 60 miles a week.
- 1 Pop band McFly set to perform at Imperial Recreation Ground
- 2 A plan for grassroots sport that must not be allowed to falter
- 3 Who can get a Covid booster jab and how can I book one?
- 4 Sound move to join singing group
- 5 Flood project construction vehicles end up in deep water
- 6 Tax changes to attract shipping companies to UK
- 7 Lifeboat crew rescue kitesurfing girl
- 8 Judges and lawyers pay tribute to 'simply the best' Anna
- 9 Man left with serious injures after crash on Woodbury Common
- 10 Stunning cup display from Brixington U11s
Glen, who is part of a band called Scream Blue Murder, raised �650 to go towards his fundraising efforts from a gig he performed in recently.
He has also had a number of fundraising events at his local pub, the Country House in Withycombe.
Glen's fundraising internet page can be found by visiting: www.justgiving.com/herbie50miler