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23rd Oct, 2021

Superman Martin laps Royal Hospital in fundraising marathon

Ross Crawford 22nd May, 2020

REDDITCH super hero Martin Carver has clocked up his 100km in his epic marathon – and has been making tracks around Worcester too.

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

Martin, aged 60, is a former non-commissioned Officer in the British Army Parachute Regiment and has been applauded throughout the length of his run so far, raising £1,750 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.

Yesterday, Thursday, saw him racing around Worcestershire Royal Hospital, visiting the Guild Hall and finishing on Rainbow Hill.

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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