Jack Cottam is hoping to raise up to £500 for School Angel this Spring by running his first ever Marathon in Manchester.
Please show your support by pledging a donation, we will keep you updated via this page on his progress.
A Marathon is a distance of 26.2 miles
Less than 1% of the population ever completes a marathon
Fastest female runner ever was Paula Radcliffe in London 2003 with a final time of 2 hours, 15 minutes, and 25 seconds.
Fastest male runner ever was Patrick Makau Musyoki, 26, of Kenya in 2011 at the Berlin Marathon when he ran the course in 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 38 seconds.
Jack is aiming for a time of sub 3 hours 45 minutes!