The Falmouth Hotel’s operations manager, David Leggett will be tackling three gruelling races to raise money for Make a Wish Foundation UK and other local charities.

His first challenge will be the Big Run (The Super Serious Run) at Padstow on Saturday (June 14) which is 17.3 miles and is in aid of the National Lobster Hatchery.

His next run will be the 13.2 mile Torbay Half Marathon on the June 29 which starts and finishes on Paignton seafront and his final race will be another half marathon - The Great North Run on the September 7.

David said: “. I want to be able to raise enough money to grant one magical wish to a child. I have raised £500 so far.”

For more information on the challenge contact the Falmouth Hotel reception on 01326 312671 or email