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Peacock to tackle London Marathon for hospice which cared for his dad

Former Great Britain and England Rugby League Captain Jamie Peacock is set to test his physical fitness and grit yet again, as he attempts to tackle the London Marathon.

Jamie (L) and his dad Darryl (R)

He's putting himself through the gruelling challenge to raise money for the hospice which cared for his dad in the last few weeks of his life.

But, the former Leeds Rhinos and Bradford Bulls star Jamie, who's now the head of rugby at Hull KR, won't be pounding the streets of the capital alone, as some of his old team mates will be by his side once again.

Otis Holmes reports: