As the old proverb goes, there’s more than one way to skin a cat. This proverb is probably more applicable in 2020 than it ever was in the 1800s, as now alternative is the new normal. Imagination, creativity and innovation are the order of the day and Breakthrough Cancer Research have come up trumps with The Race that Nearly Wasn’t.

It’s a 2km walk or jog a day for 20 days, the equivalent of a marathon, before the end of April. It’s a lockdown challenge for anyone who would like to support the cause and – technically – run a marathon.