England cricketer Ben Stokes completes the first half marathon to raise funds for the NHS
England Cricket Player Ben stokes completed his first half marathon on Tuesday to raise money for Britain National Health service ( NHS ) in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
All-rounder Stokes finished in one hour, 39 minutes and will donate the proceeds to NHS Charities Together, an organization which represents over 140 NHS charities, as well as the national cricket charity Chance to Shine.
I've just completed a half marathon to help @GardenMara with their efforts of raising funds for @ NHS Charities and… https://t.co/lQvfg47Qpy — Ben stokes (@benstokes38) 1588677355000
It was so difficult! Please donate if you can, it's all for a great cause, the World Cup winner posted on Twitter after completing the race near his home in northeast England.
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