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Dublcheck franchise owner runs the London Marathon

It takes great courage and determination for anyone to prepare, and indeed finish, the marathon, however this is especially true in the case of Andrejs, who suffered a life-changing accident when he was 17 years old, one that resulted in him breaking his cervical spine in two places.

Now, 10 years on from said accident, he has not only begun taking up sporting activities again, but he can proudly say that he is among a very select group of individuals to complete one of the most famous runs in the world.

It was an honour for Andrejs to run the marathon on behalf of the Micro and Anophthalmic Children’s Society (MACS) charity. Having a daughter himself, he can imagine what parents go through when their child is not well.

He pledged to raise £1,250 and he has since surpassed that target. He has now applied for a place in the 2015 edition of the London Marathon.