Relay world record bid

HAVE you ever wanted to take part in a world record? Well, this is the last chance to join the RelayGB world record attempt this May.

RelayGB is a new charity fundraising event that will see hundreds of runners covering 2,600 miles in over 100 non-stop marathons around Britain to break the world record for distance relay running, while raising £500,000 in aid of Brain Tumour UK.

More than 250 runners have signed up so far, including medal-winning athletes Liz McColgan and Mike Gratton, but we need 100 more runners to complete the route and make the world record a success.

Whether you’re a casual or serious runner, you can share a 26 mile marathon leg as a team or run the whole leg by yourself. Teams of work colleagues or running clubs are very welcome.

Everyone who runs will be able to say that they took part in a world record and, most importantly, will help Brain Tumour UK fund urgent research to improve diagnosis and treatments for brain tumours.

Last year we invested almost £200,000 in world-class scientific research to improve the quality of life for brain tumour patients and identify better treatments. With the money we raised from RelayGB we hope to double that in 2012.

Please help us reach our target and sign up to join our world record by Sunday April 22 at

Jenny Baker

Chief Executive

Brain Tumour UK