Steve's latest marathon effort in aid of his Charitable Trust
Date published: 05 October 2020
Steve Hill pictured crossing the line close to the bottom of Buckstones Road in Shaw yesterday
Fund-raiser extraordinaire Steve Hill will be resting up as much as possible today after yesterday's (Sunday) heroics pounding the streets of Oldham once again.
Raising much-needed cash for the Team Hill Charitable Trust again, Shaw school teacher Steve ran a virtual marathon around town after the famed London showpiece event had been restricted to elite competitors only this year due to the coronavirus crisis.
It's the third time this year he has completed a marathon run around Oldham, Shaw and areas of Rochdale.
Steve, who works at St Joseph's primary school, said: "I'm pretty fresh today, although I'm feeling my legs a little bit.
"The last five or six miles were a killer for me - but they always are in a marathon.
"I must thank the public of Oldham and Rochdale for the support they game me yesterday, though.
"It was just phenomenal, people cheering and children willing me on.
"Running around Hollingworth Lake I got some amazing support. Thank you to everyone."
Steve has smashed his initial target of raising £1,000 over the weekend - at present the total raised stands at an incredible £3,122!
However, you can still donate to Steve's JustGiving page by simply clicking here
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