It might sound like folly, but Victorians of all fitness levels are running up to 42km to raise awareness of farmers’ health.
Farmers, rural community members and supporters including politicians are running in the ‘Run 4 Farmer Health’ team in the Melbourne Marathon next month.
Echuca’s Jennifer MacLean, Wendy Nolan and Deb Whitten (who are all aged over 50) are ready and set to go in the 10km race, while Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie is training for the 21km half-marathon event.
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2014-09-23 Run to promote farmers health – Country News