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Supporting our customer in the 2018 London Marathon

Keen to build on the enormous success of last year's impressive fundraising effort, our valued customer Aaron McSkimming, from AD Bly Construction in Hertfordshire, will be running the Virgin London Marathon again on Sunday 22nd April 2018. 

And we're pleased to be supporting this Herculean effort for a second year by sponsoring his bid to raise much needed funds for The Prostate Cancer Research Centre. Aaron will also be joined by his cousin Kevin McSkimming and colleague Marc Hilton, from the company's materials buying department. 

Aaron's nominated charity supports a cause particularly close his heart, after his father, Alex McSkimming, passed away three years ago following a two-year battle with the disease. The devastating effects of the cancer have driven Aaron on to meet this challenge and raise awareness. In his first London Marathon last year, he completed the course in five hours and 12 minutes and raised an impressive £26,000.

According to Macmillan, cancer of the prostate can be slow growing and symptom-less for many years, and when signs do eventually present themselves they can resemble a non-cancerous condition, so it's important to see a GP as soon as you suspect something is wrong. 

Aaron commented: "One in eight men will be affected by prostate cancer at some point in their lives and the impact is felt across the whole family. We are determined to support The Prostate Cancer Research Centre's aim of increasing survival rates and creating a life without this disease. The three of us have been running three times a week and taking part in ever-increasing challenges like the Cancer Research 10K Winter Run in London, so that we're as prepared as we can be on the big day.

Following my experience last year, I learned a lot about how not to run a marathon despite training for over six months and covering nearly 600 miles. It's a gruelling task, but it's made easier with my running mates next to me and the vital support from Rudridge."

Darren Price, our Group Operations Manager commented: "We were amazed at the final amount raised by Aaron last year and didn't hesitate to offer our support again. We know that Aaron and his team are determined to repeat their achievement and wish them all the best during those long hours on the road from now until the 22nd April."

FARNHAM: 01252 711911

GRAVESEND: 01474 331164

BRENTFORD: 0208 569 8888

HORSHAM: 01403 892800