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Sport Relief: Reading - Bracknell
By Jenny Minard
BBC Berkshire Reporter

Alison Dawes, Tim Dellor, Duncan McLarty and Anthony Wootton
Alison Dawes, Tim Dellor, Duncan McLarty and Anthony Wootton finish the second day of their run at the Madejski Stadium

Sport Relief is in town and the BBC Radio Berkshire team is on Day Three of the run to raise money for charity.

Four presenters will run from Lambourn on Monday, 15 March - when the campaign kicks off - to Dorney Lake in Windsor on Friday, 19 March.

Tim Dellor, Duncan McLarty, Alison Dawes and Anthony Wootton will run on average 16 miles each day.

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Madejski Stadium
Morning at the Madejski Stadium

You can also follow the team on Audioboo where they will be talking you through the race as they run it.

The team are running from Newbury racecourse to the Madejski Stadium in Reading on Wednesday, 16 March.

Alison Dawes is unable to run on the day due to injury and Duncan McLarty is unable to run due to work commitments.

The challenges will start at 7.30am and finish at 11am. On the final day it will start at 6.30am and end at 9am.

Tim Dellor and London Irish
Tim Dellor speaks to the crew from London Irish on St Patrick's Day

Along the way they have invited local sports teams to get involved and run their Sport Relief one mile.

Crew from London Irish will meet Tim Dellor and the team at the Madejski Stadium on the third day of the run.

Sports teams from the University of Reading and the Reading Rockets will meet the team at The Three Tuns in Reading.

At Wokingham Town Hall members of the Wokingham Women's Hockey Club will meet the team and run one mile.

Team Sport Relief
Reading Rockets and University Sport Teams at The Three Tuns

On Thursday, 18 March they will run from John Nike Leisure Centre, Bracknell to Ascot Racecourse.

On Friday, 19 March they will run from Ascot Race course to Dorney Lake in Windsor where the 2012 Olympic rowing regatta is taking place.

At the final stop at Dorney Lake Tim Dellor and the BBC team will race members of Team GB rowing team, Sarah Winckless - an Olympic bronze medallist in Athens and Toby Garbett - twice a world champion.

Sport Relief team
On the road to Wokingham on the A329

Check out the pictures from Day One: Lambourn to Newbury Racecourse

Check out the pictures from Day Two: Newbury Racecourse to Madejski Stadium

The Sport Relief Weekend is taking place from Friday, 19 March to Sunday, 21 March 2010.

It'll be three whole days of energy, entertainment and events. From the Friday of fundraising fun and a night of TV on BBC One, right through to the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile on Sunday.

Tim Dellor
Tim Dellor stretches up at the John Nike Leisure Centre in Bracknell after running from Reading

You can support the BBC Berkshire team by giving donations as the presenters complete their challenge or go to the Sport Relief website and make a donation.

If you would like to get involved in raising money for Sport Relief there are plenty of ways.

You can take part in the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile - you choose the distance that is a challenge for you - one, three or six miles.

The Sport Relief Miles in Berkshire are on Sunday, 21 March at:
  • Caversham AFC Mile, Clayfield Copse Playing Fields, Caversham Park Road, Caversham Park Village
  • Henley on Thames Mile, Gillotts Lane, Henley on Thames
  • Wokingham St Crispin's Leisure Centre Mile, London Road, Wokingham
  • Marlow Court Garden Mile, Pound Lane, Marlow
  • Maidenhead Braywick Park Mile (Sold Out), Braywick Road, Maidenhead
  • Windsor British Leisure Show Mile, Maidenhead Road, Windsor
  • Didcot Ladygrove Mile, Avon Way, Didcot
  • Slough Upton Court Park Mile, Upton Court Road, Slough
  • Ash Mile, Manor Road, Ash, Aldershot

For more information go to the Sport Relief website

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