DARWEN Dashers runner Pete Murphy will be taking part in Saturday's Flora London Marathon to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Pete, from from Cloister Drive, Darwen, said: "It is not only an opportunity to push myself physically but more importantly I am also trying to raise funds for a deserving charity."

Anyone who wishes to sponsor Pete can contact him on 01254 705349 or email on PjMurphy@btinternet.com.

Donations can also be dropped off at Brenda's Collectables on Darwen Three Day Market.