The heartbreaking reason behind this runner’s pink hair – and why you need to cheer him on in the Gloucester Marathon
It will be hard to miss Nick Bird on Sunday
Hundreds of runners will line up on Sunday ready to pound the streets in the Gloucester Marathon and Half Marathon but one runner will probably stand out more than the others.
Nick Bird won’t be hard to miss with his pink top and hair to match.
But there is a sad story behind his bright appearance.
It’s been four years since Nick lost his precious son, Adam, to neuroblastoma – a rare and aggressive childhood cancer.