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Athlete on Island for Douglas event

Run to raise money for cancer charity

An Olympic silver medallist and world champion will be on Douglas Promenade tomorrow to launch an event promoting men’s health.

Go Dad Run gets underway from the Sea Terminal end of the Prom at 10.30am and sees people tackling 5K and 10K runs to raise money in the battle to beat prostate cancer.

It’s the first time the event has been held on the Island and is the last run of the year after being held in Bristol, Sunderland, Cardiff, Worcester and London.

Sprinter and hurdler Colin Jackson set it up – and says you don’t have to be a former world record holder like him to take part:

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