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Father to compete in Yorkshire Marathon despite terminal cancer diagnosis

Sean Coxhead during his treatment Credit: Sean Coxhead

A father from York is to compete in next weekend's Yorkshire Marathon despite being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Sean with his daughter Freya Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Sean Coxhead, who has a seven year old daughter, aims to finish the race with the help of friends who have promised to push him round in a wheelchair when he becomes too tired to run.

Sean's daughter Freya Coxhead Credit: Sean Coxhead

Sean is determined to make it to the finish line on Sunday 14th and said: “I am going out there on October 14th to prove that I won't be stopped, cancer will not beat me.

I will finish the Yorkshire Marathon for all cancer survivors out there.”

Jon Hill reports

Sean’s run will provide a big fundraising boost for MacMillan Cancer Support. If you wish to support his run and donate, please visit Sean's blog www.notseriousjustcancer.co.uk