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Episcopal athlete

by Margaret Duggan

MEMBERS of the clergy do it, but not many bishops run the 26.2 miles of the London Marathon. Now the Bishop of Tuam, Killala & Achonry, Dr Richard Henderson, is planning to run to raise money for the Church of Ireland’s Bishops’ Appeal, and for local charities.

Dr Henderson (above), who is 52 this year, says: “I’m not naturally sporty; so it’s a bit of a departure for me, but I’ve been training hard and ran 19 miles last week. I’m still conscious and ...

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