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Bourton Roadrunners’ Neil Russell John O'Goats to Land’s End Challenge

Distance running legends backs Neil

First there was distance running legend, David Bedford, then 5,000m world record holder, Dave Moorcroft. Now the World and Olympic silver medallist and Commonwealth 1500m champion, Peter Elliott has added his support for our Neil Russell’s epic John O’Groats to Land’s End run. Please do what you can to help Neil’s run to raise money and awareness for Parkinson’s. The legends are behind him all the way!

Neil also secured an engaging interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s Nicky Price   (Friday 16th July). The cue time is 14:36; take time to listen.

Peter Elliott, World and Olympic silver medallist and Commonwealth 1500m champion

Dave Moorcroft, former 5000m world record holder

David Bedford, former 10,000m world record holder

David Bedford, the former London Marathon Race Director and 10,000m world record holder is backing our own Neil Russell ahead of his epic run from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise awareness of Parkinson’s and money for Parkinson’s UK. You can help too at Neil’s Just Giving page.

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On the road with Neil Russell

After several months of gruelling training, Neil is fast-approaching the start of his epic journey; running from John O’Groats to Land’s End for Parkinson’s UK. As part of his preparation Neil has prepared a wonderful podcast    in conjunction with the talented comedian Rob Deering, during a training session in London’s Royal Parks. Please take some time to listen to the podcast,    to gain some insight into Neil’s motivation and what's involved in taking on this 900 mile challenge.