The Football League Paper - - NEWS - march­for­­s­march or by con­tact­ing Gary Haines on 0203 310 7079, gary.haines@prostate­can­ JEFF STELLING Am­bas­sador, Prostate Can­cer UK

March 2016 I walked from Vic­to­ria Park, the home of my team Hartle­pool United, 262 miles to some­where we’d never been, Wem­b­ley, for Prostate Can­cer UK.

We were joined along the way by 400 peo­ple fund-raising to help stop prostate can­cer be­ing a killer. To­gether, we raised more than £420,000 and we reached thou­sands, pos­si­bly mil­lions, of peo­ple across the UK on TV, ra­dio and in the press. It was an amaz­ing and hum­bling ex­pe­ri­ence.

I thought when I’d fin­ished at Wem­b­ley that was me done with march­ing for men. But I soon re­alised I can’t leave it there and there is more to be done.

Af­ter the agony and ec­stasy of the walk last year, par­tic­u­larly the agony, so many peo­ple have been in touch with me, peo­ple with sto­ries of their fight against prostate can­cer. I de­cided I couldn’t sit on my back­side and do noth­ing about it. So here we are. We are go­ing to try to do 15 marathons in 15 days, 400 miles. My feet are feel­ing the pain al­ready. But it will be worth it.

On Fri­day, June 2, I will be­gin my next Prostate Can­cer UK pil­grim­age from St James Park, Ex­eter City, to St James’ Park, New­cas­tle United in a 15-day, 400-mile March for Men.

I want you and your read­ers to walk side by side with me. I will be joined once again by my mates from Sky Sports, fa­mous names from foot­ball and show busi­ness, and hun­dreds raising money to help stop prostate can­cer be­ing a killer.

I hope your read­ers can sup­port me this sum­mer. You can find our more here:

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