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Jeff Stelling has revealed the eye-watering total raised for Prostate Cancer UK as part of his 'March for Men'.

Jeff Stelling has revealed the eye-watering total raised for Prostate Cancer UK as part of his 'March for Men'. The Sky Sports presenter took on four walking marathons earlier this year, kicking off his second day at Harrogate Town's EnviroVent Stadium. And Jeff has revealed that he and his marchers raised £304,959 for the charity. Jeff said:

"I’m humbled and delighted to see the fundraising soar to £304,959, funding lifesaving research into the most common cancer in men. Unbelievable. "We’ve all been at the mercy of the Covid pandemic for more than 18 months now, but sadly prostate cancer has not gone away in that time. "So, to put on the event was testament to the efforts and faith of so many people behind the scenes, not to mention all the clubs who welcomed us with open arms. But most importantly to everyone who walked; new faces and familiar ones, heroes one and all."
The presenter walked through Harrogate on 31st August where he joined up with Tina Pinder - the wife of close friend Lloyd who died of prostate cancer last year. Jeff said:
"Sadly, there were two men missing this year, my mate Lloyd Pinder and the great Ray Clemence, both taken too early by prostate cancer. "I was proud to walk alongside Lloyd’s wife Tina for the opening two legs in the North-East and Yorkshire. I met Lloyd on the second day of my first ever march and we became great mates. "We lost Lloyd last year, he would have been 50 this year. It was an honour to pay tribute to him with his loved ones."
The long-serving Sky Sports presenter has raised more than £1m for Prostate Cancer UK, walking across the UK in 2016, 2017 and 2019. And he said he is proud to have raised such a monumental amount towards the leading men's health charity. He added:
"I’m so proud to be playing my part in the fight against prostate cancer, and I’m eternally grateful to all the walkers, volunteers, celebrities, clubs and fans who have supported us over the years to raise £1.38m in total."
Here's what happened when Your Harrogate's Pete Egerton joined up with Jeff and Tina Pinder back in August: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYpdTmxe6gY Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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