Steve Prescott is running a half marathon between Liverpool and Runcorn - on day two of his latest charity challenge. The former Hull and Wakefield rugby league star, diagnosed with stomach cancer six years ago, is running, swimming and cycling all the way from Hull to Manchester.
It all ends at the Superleague grand final at Old Trafford tomorrow but it started in Humberside, as Matt Price reports.
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