A reverend will make great strides for the people of Mortlake in a half marathon next month.

Reverend Tom Carson, the curate of Mortlake with East Sheen, will run the Reading half marathon on March 2 for the Mortlake Community Association (MCA).

MCA puts on a variety of activities and provides places for people to meet.

Mr Carson said: “I’m really impressed by the MCA’s commitment to building community. Any donation – even as small as £1 or £2 can make a difference.”

To donate, visit bmycharity.com/revdtomcarson.