London Marathon 2014: Bassingbourn accountant runs marathon for mental health charity

15:05 12 April 2014

Chris Mcinerney, who works for the London Borough of Camden and lives in Royston, is running the London Marathon this weekend to raise money for Mind, a mental health charity

Chris Mcinerney, who works for the London Borough of Camden and lives in Royston, is running the London Marathon this weekend to raise money for Mind, a mental health charity

Archant

An accountant is preparing to run his first marathon to raise money for a mental health charity.

Chris McInerney, who works as an accountant for the London Borough of Camden and lives in Walnut Tree Close, Bassingbourn, is running the 26.2 mile race to raise money for Mind, a mental health charity.

The 36-year-old said: “I was lucky enough to get into the marathon via the ballot. I didn’t think I’d get a place due to the demand for places so I entered thinking that I wouldn’t really have to run it.

“When I got the letter in October saying I had a place the size of the task started to dawn on me. I still wanted to use the opportunity to run for a charity so I spoke to Mind. I decided to run for them as I think that mental health is really misunderstood and can easily affect any one of us.”

Chris has managed to raise £902 so far. You can donate by visiting www.virginmoneygiving.com/chrismcinerney

0 comments

Yesterday, 10:52
Two men have died in a crash on the A505, which was shut for more than eight hours.

Two men have died after a two-car crash on the A505 near Thriplow during the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 09:02
Monica is calling on people to put their views forwards for a new WI group

People are being urged to have their say on whether or not to introduce another Women’s Institute to Royston.

Yesterday, 09:01
Money raised from the workshop will go towards Alzheimer's Research UK

A charity weight loss workshop being held in Barrington next week will support the work of Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Fri, 16:41
Specials constables Kebba Jobe and Ian Bailey

Most people’s new year’s resolutions are destined to fail at the first hurdle.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition