Former athletics world champion and Champions Celebrity client Derek Redmond joined Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling on his quest to complete 10 marathons in 10 days in aid of charity.
The seasoned Soccer Saturday anchor is leading the Men United March, walking 262 miles in 10 days from Hartlepool United – his beloved team – to Wembley Stadium to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.
The trek has so far taken Jeff from Hartlepool to Marske, York to Leeds, Doncaster to Scunthorpe, Rotherham to Chesterfield, Derby to Nottingham, Wolverhampton to Birmingham, Coventry to Leicester and Northampton to Milton Keynes.
Derek and his wife Maria linked up with Jeff on Day 8 of the trek, on 28th March, for the Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire leg, crossing off the home grounds of Northampton Town and MK Dons.
Setting out in the howls of Storm Katie, the adventurers were soon rewarded with sunny country lanes and welcoming hostelries on their route, which took them past the 200-mile point of the march.
Derek and Maria kept followers updated with their progress, and despite admitting to feeling pain, they nevertheless arrived at Stadium MK and celebrated the achievement.
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