Jonny’s tribute to dad a marathon effort

Jonny Almond is in training for the Melbourne Marathon, to be held in October, to raise money for Alzheimer’s Australia and to highlight the impact the disease has on sufferers, families and friends. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Jonny Almond is in training for the Melbourne Marathon, to be held in October, to raise money for Alzheimer’s Australia and to highlight the impact the disease has on sufferers, families and friends. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

MILDURA’S Jonny Almond is no stranger to running marathons for a cause, but his latest effort is one especially close to his heart.

Mr Almond, formerly of the UK, will compete in the Melbourne Marathon in October, raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s Aust­ralia along the way.

“I’m doing it this year for my dad who has dementia,” Mr Almond said.

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