St Helens actress and former Hollyoaks star Emma Rigby will be taking part in Save The Children's World Marathon Challenge today for World Food Day.
The World Marathon Challenge is for 11-13 year olds all over the world.
More than 20,000 children from over 40 countries will compete against each other in a relay event, aiming to smash the current marathon world record.
Emma will start the race today at Willesden Sports Centre in London and will be appearing alongside double Olympic medallist Christine Ohuruogu.
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