Father plans marathon charity push?

A 35-year-old man is planning to push a car the length of a marathon course in a bid to raise funds for the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the Stroke Association.

Adrian Kane is aiming to set a world record by pushing the Smart car 26.2 miles in 24 hours on July 31. In an effort to prepare himself for the car-pushing marathon, he is performing 1,500 squats per fitness session.

Mr Kane - who will be supported by his wife Nikki and children, Darcy and Harriet - hopes to raise a sum of £50,000 in honour of his mother Eileen, who died from cancer earlier this year.

The tax adviser from Woking said: "I've run a couple of marathons so I knew with some training that I could do it.

"I also had surgery on my knee last year to replace my anterior cruciate ligament, so this was another way to get back into shape.

"Training is incredibly hard, especially fitting in around a career and a young family. I've been doing a lot of squats, about 1,500 a session, and a fair amount of running."

The current world record for how far a car has been pushed in one day is set at 17.06 miles.

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