Marathon Matthew, 22, sprinting towards £10k fundraising target with charity ball

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A fundraising Rothwell runner has completed a mammoth challenge that has seen him run 10 marathons in a year.

Matthew Haythornthwaite, 22, is aiming to raise £10,000 for St Gemma’s Hospice and Brain Tumour Research and Support in memory of his late father.

Having completed his last marathon in Eindhoven, he has arranged a charity ball at the Marriott Hotel, Leeds, on October 23. Visit

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