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Monday, 4 April 2011

Clapham teacher to take on marathon mission

A teacher from Clapham is to run the Paris Marathon this weekend to raise money for the Myles Memorial Trust.

Vicky Tampin will complete the 42 KM route in memory of her friend and to raise awareness of the newly founded charity.

23 year old Myles, pictured, was found dead at the bottom of a cliff near Wengen in December 2009 while on a family ski trip.

His family said it was not known how he reached the top of the Monchsblick cliff "in icy and dangerous conditions".

Westminster Coroner Dr Paul Knapman recorded an open verdict at the inquest last month.

The primary aim of the Trust, set up by his family, is to ensure that by 2015, children everywhere will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.

The Trust will do this by supporting charities which facilitate young British people to travel overseas to either teach children or to help to develop educational facilities in the poorest of developing countries.

Volunteers will receive full or partial funding for their overseas assignment through ‘Myles Robinson Bursaries’

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