PEI raises £3,400 for charity at the London Marathon, McLean completes race in sub 4hrs

PEI Media, publisher of PERE, has raised nearly £3,400 for charity Downsed at this year’s London Marathon. Paul McLean, one of two runners to represent the company, recorded a personal best time of 3hrs 53mins.

PEI Media raised almost £3,400 at this year’s London Marathon, as runners Paul McLean and Jonathan Brasse both completed the gruelling 26.2 mile course.

McLean, sales and marketing chief at PEI Media, smashed his personal best time when he completed the race in an impressive 3 hours and 53 minutes. He managed 4 hours and 29 minutes last year.

Jonathan Brasse, editor of PERENews, managed to clock a time of 4 hours 24 minutes for his first Marathon attempt.

Both were running under the team name of PEI Partners for Downsed, a UK-based charity which provides educational support to young people affected by Downs Syndrome. Click here to learn more about Downsed.

While PEI Partners has already raised almost £3,400, fundraising is still ongoing. If you would like to aid its efforts, click here to reach their fundraising page.

The annual race, which was run by more than 37,000 people, was the 30th in its history and is one of the most famous races on the marathon circuit. Its 26.2 miles pass through the streets of the capital city from Blackheath, east London, to the famous finish line at The Mall.