Runners' marathon challenge

Two runners have set off from their office in Leeds at the start of a challenge to run the equivalent of seven marathons in seven days to raise money for cancer research.

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Colleagues join runners for start of marathon challenge

For the first 10K of the runners' challenge they were accompanied by dozens of colleagues from their office in Weetwood who stayed with them all the way to the Royal Armouries in South Leeds. Neil Jones and Chris Lawrence will carry on to London over the next seven days averaging a marathon a day.

Dozens of colleagues joined runners starting marathon challenge Credit: ITV News Calendar

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