Hereward House School complete ultramarathon relay for charity

Pupils, teachers and paretns from Hereward House School collectively ran 205 miles on Saturday to ra

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 - Credit: Archant

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.”