Now Suit Runner from Bramhope is facing new target

Bramhope runner Andy Chaffer, also known as the

Bramhope runner Andy Chaffer, also known as the "Suit Runner", will compete in this Sunday's Leeds Half-Marathon in support of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

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Bramhope runner Andy Chaffer, also known as the Suit Runner, will compete in this Sunday’s Leeds Half-Marathon in support of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Andy previously raced in his suit in the Leeds Abbey Dash in November 2013 and will complete a number of Yorkshire races wearing his suit, tie and carrying his briefcase and umbrella this year.

Andy said: “I was amazed at the determination Jane showed in her battle with cancer and in my own small way I want to play a part in continuing the excellent work she started. She took on a series of apparently impossible challenges and then completed them all.

“My challenge to is raise £1,000 in 2014 and I hope people watching the races will cheer me on to a fast time.

“My goal is to better the time set by Mo Farah in his recent London Marathon – two hours eight minutes.

“I know he ran twice the distance I will be doing but he wasn’t wearing his suit and tie or carrying his briefcase – and he is 22 years younger than me.

“If anyone can support me please donate through justgiving.com/Andy-Chaffer1”

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