Kenilworth marathon man just £3k away from charity target

A serial marathon runner from Kenilworth is just £3,000 away from his target of raising £100,000 for charity while completing 500 marathons.

Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 5:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 6:17 pm
From left to right: Dave McKay who ran for the Brain and Spine Foundation, Brian Moore, Peter Hamlyn, David Phillips and Nathan Bignall of Team Phillips

David Phillips, 72, finished his 465th marathon in London on Sunday April 24 in a time of five hours 36 minutes.

David, who was running for the charity Brain and Spine Foundation, has now raised £97,000 of his £100,000 target thanks to the £12,000 raised during the marathon.

He was met by his fellow runners for the charity at a post-marathon party at the Hampshire Hotel in Leicester Square, which included the non-running team captain and former rugby star Brian Moore, as well as charity founder Peter Hamlyn.