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A run for your money

Poor mental health led child sexual abuse survivor Paul Scates down a dark road, culminating in a failed suicide bid. Now he plans to follow a different path; the 26 miles of the London Marathon, to help other sufferers.

Alongside him will be the man he credits with saving his life: his father

When you think of father-and-son events, you probably have visions of a walk in the park, or a bite to eat and a few pints in the pub.

My dad and I have something different in mind. This year I’m running the Virgin London Marathon on behalf of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry’s Heads Together campaign. And amazingly my father will be behind me, well at least I hope he’ll be behind and not in front, bearing in mind he’s 67!

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