Uncharacteristic publicity shyness seems to have descended this year on TS readers who ran the London Marathon earlier this month. Mailbags bulged in previous years. This year, step forward publicity-happy Julia Newton, senior manager at Burnett Swayne in Southampton, who tells us ‘I ran it myself’ in 4hrs 40mins and raised #2,000 for the NSPCC. And information technology partner at J Nicholson in Lincoln, Richard Grayson, came in 10 minutes later and raised #2,000 for Children’s Wish. Those other readers we know are among the other accountants who can run a long way but who have chosen to hide behind their balance sheets – TS says, well done. And no more until next year, please.
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