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Steve’s in training

17:00 20 April 2012

Steve Thomas.

Steve Thomas.

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A 38-YEAR-OLD from Weston is training for his ninth London Marathon.

Steve Thomas, of Ashcombe Road, is training for the 2012 event, and is urging runners who have secured a place in the race to join him in supporting the NSPCC’s ChildLine service.

Steve, who works as a site director for Roadchef Ltd on the M5 Sedgemoor services, said: “As a single father who has two little children at home with me, the NSPCC is the obvious choice.

“I will be really pleased if I finish under five hours as I started the training a little late.”

Money raised for the NSPCC through this year’s marathon will support the charity’s ChildLine service. ChildLine is the UK’s free, 24-hour helpline for children in danger or distress.

The company Steve works for nominated the charity as its charity of the year for 2012.

To support Steve log on to http://uk.virginmoney giving.com/ StephenThomas17 and sponsor him.

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