Nelson and Colne College students run to Camp Bastion in Afghanistan!

Nelson and Colne College students take part in their 3,557 marathon around the Seedhill Athletics track which is the equivalent distance to Camp Bastion in aid of Help for Heroes.
Nelson and Colne College students take part in their 3,557 marathon around the Seedhill Athletics track which is the equivalent distance to Camp Bastion in aid of Help for Heroes.
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public service students at Nelson and Colne College set themselves the daunting task of running more than 3,500 miles for Help for Heroes.

The 80 students completed the first part of their marathon stint at Seedhill Athletics Track, Nelson, and will be completinmg the 3,557 miles - the equivalent of the distance from the college to Camp Bastion, the largest British military base in Afghanistan - in the next few weeks.

Organiser and spokesman Thomas Firth said the run had gone very well.