RUNNERS are being encouraged to run in this year’s London Marathon in aid of Dudley Group NHS Charity.

The annual fundraising 26.2 mile run around the capital is taking place on Sunday, April 21.

Karen Phillips, Fundraising Co-ordinator for the Dudley Group NHS Charity said: “The London Marathon offer such fantastic opportunities to support great causes.

"DGNHS Charity is pleased to be able to offer a place in the 2013 marathon; funds will offer extra support and services to hospital patients in the Dudley area.

For more information email or call 01384 244349.