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    Stirling man runs his first ever marathon across the city for charity

    Written by on July 24, 2021

    A Stirling man’s taking on his first marathon today for the Duke of Edinburgh style – Do it 4 Youth challenge.

    31-year-old Chris Wood has been training during the pandemic to take on the run by himself.

    He’s raised almost £300 and tells us he will be crossing local landmarks in the area.

    He said:

    “I thought it would be a cool idea to hit some of the highlights of Stirling so I’m going to the Wallace Monument, the uni and then I’m a big fan of Andy Murray so I thought lets go to Andy Murray’s gold post box in Dunblane.”

    Chris tells us he is looking forward to taking on the challenge, even in the current hot climate:

    “I’m really excited as this was an idea I had quite a few months ago.

    “It’s something I’m really quite excited about but I’m looking forward to getting it done because I told my partner that my recovery is going to be eating two pizzas!”

    You can donate to Chris’ fundraiser here – https://events.dofe.org/fundraisers/chriswood/do-it-4-youth.