Marathon Stan’s money run

Stan Thornton has completed the Bournmouth Marathon. EMN-140911-163614001
Stan Thornton has completed the Bournmouth Marathon. EMN-140911-163614001

A seventy-five-year-old runner from Ruskington has done it again, completing the Bournemouth Marathon and raising £1,659.10 in sponsorship for dementia care and research charity, the Alzheimer’s Society.

Stan Thornton, of Manor Street, took part in the second event staged in the seaside resort last month having taken part in 12 London Marathons in the past and numerous other long distance runs for charity. He completed the course in 5hrs 16mins.

He said: “I have never done this one before and I want to give a big thank you to everybody who has sponsored me as the money goes to a good cause.”