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A School Caretaker has raised thousands of pounds for charity after running five marathons in five consecutive days. St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School caretaker Andy Birch, 52, from Portslade, ran the Brighton Marathon and then four marathons of his own. Inspired by comedian Eddie Izzard’s 27 marathons in 27 days charity challenge last year, Andy ran an amazing 131 miles raising just over £3,200 for The Martlets. The achievement is even more remarkable as Andy thought his chances of completing the challenge...

were dashed after he collapsed on the finishing line of the Brighton Marathon. CLICK HERE to read the full story on the Argus website.

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