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Martin ticks off first 70km in marathon fundraiser for the NHS

Ross Crawford 18th May, 2020

REDDITCH super hero Martin Carver has complete more than 70km of his epic marathon to run around the town and surrounding area.

And the Abbey Stadium coach aims to keep on running in his super hero costumes unti lthe end of May raising money for the NHS.

Martin Carver, now aged 60, is a former Non-commissioned Officer in the British Army Parachute Regiment has been applauded throughout the length of his run so far, raising £1,650 of his £10,000 target, supported by his sons Jordan and Nathan.

His other son Jamie, is a serving member of 1 Parachute Regiment, Martin’s former Regiment.

Not content with carrying on his running, Martin is continuing to voluntarily run his online training sessions for his senior citizens clients and those who suffer from cancer, strokes, and other debilitating illnesses.

He keeps in touch with them during his regular walks and runs around Redditch

“A really big thank you to all those who have donated to the NHS and my target is £10,000 which I hope to achieve by the end of May,” he said.

“Those of us from the military owe the NHS so much when they treated and continue to treat so many of my colleagues for life changing wounds suffered on overseas service from The Falklands, Iraq and Afghanistan and other conflict areas of the world.”

To donate to Martin’s fund, visit


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