Two runners who have just set off from Leeds to London, doing the equivalent of a marathon a day, say they were inspired to take on the challenge by their own connections with cancer.
Neil Jones' step-mother died from the disease and his mother is now fighting it. Chris Lawrence's best friend also lost his battle with cancer. They are both now determined to raise as much money as possible to help fund the work to find a cure for the disease.
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