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Lincoln charity runner completes Berlin marathon

Neil Green (right) and his friend Patrick Taylor (left) after finishing the marathon

A Lincoln resident ran and completed a marathon in Berlin in aid of a children’s charity.

Neil Green from Newhaven Drive completed the Berlin Marathon last weekend in a time of 5 hours and 17 minutes.

Neil, who works in E.ON’s marketing department, raised £135 for the company’s charity of the year, NSPCC.

He said: “Running a marathon is a great way to see a new place, and to raise money for good causes.

“I started running marathons when I lost my dad to cancer and over the last 11 years I’ve raised over £50,000 for charity.

“This run has also brought me one step closer to completing ‘The Big Five’ city marathons. I already had New York, Chicago and London under my belt, and now with Berlin completed, I only need to do the Boston Marathon to achieve my goal.”

Suzanne Doxey, Community Relations Manager at E.ON, said: “Neil is one of our most active fundraisers, so we were delighted when he decided to run for our charity of the year, NSPCC.”

You can donate to Green’s NSPCC marathon money raisers online at Just Giving.