More than 600 competitors lined up for the 2nd annual mini marathon in Folkestone today.
The event is just one of around a dozen road races taking place in our region each year, so why have they become so popular? Andy Dickenson meets the runners and race director Ray Johnson.
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Robert Weighton and Alfred Smith only became pen pals two years ago - and today Britain's oldest men both celebrated their 109th birthdays.