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Hereward House School complete ultramarathon relay for charity

14:48 09 July 2014

Pupils, teachers and paretns from Hereward House School collectively ran 205 miles on Saturday to raise money for Help for Heroes. Far right: Deputy head and race organiser Chris Hammond. Pic: Dieter Perry

Pupils, teachers and paretns from Hereward House School collectively ran 205 miles on Saturday to raise money for Help for Heroes. Far right: Deputy head and race organiser Chris Hammond. Pic: Dieter Perry

Dieter Perry

Hereward House School in Hampstead completed an ultramarathon relay on Saturday in aid of UK military charity Help for Heroes.

Over six hours, 107 boys – including some as young as five – joined parents and teachers from the school to collectively run a continuous 205 miles on Hampstead Heath.

So far the event has raised just under £1,500 and it is expected that they will pass that mark.

Deputy head and race organiser Chris Hammond said: “It was a wonderful day for everyone who took part, and the school is very proud to have raised so much for a worthy cause.”

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