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Torquay woman takes on marathon

In memory of her father

A woman from Torquay is to run a marathon in memory of her father - and she'll have a live stream of it every hour.

Charlotte Smith's father David took his life 10 years ago after a long battle with depression.

Charlotte's marathon, named Run4David, is being used as a fundraiser for Mind, a mental health charity.

She'll start running at St Mary's Church in Kingskerswell, head all around Torbay and then trot back into Kingskerswell.

St Mary's Church is a special place for Charlotte, as this is where her father is.

Charlotte said: "This is completely out of my comfort zone, but I really want to raise money for a cause which means the world to me.

"I recently got into running to support my own mental wellbeing and it's something I really enjoy."

She's already raised over £7,000 on her GoFundMe page which can be found here.

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