Kevin Sinfield tackles marathon

Kevin Sinfield  at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.
Kevin Sinfield at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.

Former Leeds Rhinos skipper Kevin Sinfield is to take part in this year’s Yorkshire Marathon.

Kevin, 36, is taking on the challenge in York on October 8 to raise money for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, which supports children’s and cancer charities and is the legacy of the late Leeds fundraiser.

It will be the latest in a series of charity endurance events the seven-times Grand Final winner and former England captain has taken on since his playing days came to an end including the London Marathon and the Three Peak Challenge.

Kevin said: “Jane was a truly inspirational figure who showed what can be achieved. It’s an honour to be running for the appeal established in her name.”