The Perkins Great Eastern Run has announced a new charity partnership.
The Jane Tomlinson Appeal will be the race’s half marathon title charity and its founder had strong links to Peterborough.
Before her death in 2007, Jane Tomlinson CBE raised £1.85 million for children s and cancer charities through a series of physical challenges.
Although Jane spent most of her life in Yorkshire, she spent a period of time living in Peterborough when her husband Mike worked in the city.
Their daughter Rebecca, one of three children, was born at Peterborough District Hospital an dwill be takingpart in the run on Sunday 9 October 2016.
To find out more visit the website www.perkinsgreateasternrun.co.uk