Local runners out in force to support marathon charity challenge

Ashington Hirst Running Club showed their support for charity runner this week.

Monday, 14th March 2016, 9:48 am
Updated Monday, 14th March 2016, 9:51 am
Local supporters of Ben Smith's 401 Challenge.

When they heard Ben Smith would be in the area on day 188 of The 401 Challenge (401 marathons in 401 consecutive days) they got together to show their support.

Members joined Ben at Blyth beach, along with other local runners, on the 26.2 mile route.

Ben is travelling the UK in a world record attempt to raise money for anti-bullying charities Kidscape and Stonewall.