MP trains for tenth charity marathon run

A Bedfordshire MP is running the London Marathon in the hope of raising £10,000 for charity.

Monday, 18th April 2016, 10:56 am
Updated Monday, 18th April 2016, 12:00 pm
Alistair Burt MP is running the London Marathon PNL-160418-105210001

It will be the tenth time North East Bedfordshire MP Alistair Burt has joined the event, which he hopes to finish in under five hours.

Mr Burt said: “I am running the Marathon this year and hope to raise £10,000 to split between Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger, a place that I know is very close to the hearts of many in NE Bedfordshire and beyond, and with Combat Stress who I have got to know through my Ministerial work in the mental health field, who do fantastic work with our veterans.

“I know many people will already have charities they support both individually and corporately, but I am spreading the word as far as I can through NE Bedfordshire and beyond and if anyone could possibly consider sponsoring me in support of these two great causes, I would be most grateful.”

You can sponsor Alistair online at