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Ben Ashworth and wife Louise complete London Marathon

Ben and Louise Ashworth doing the Marathon An inspirational Preston man who is battling terminal bowel cancer has completed the London Marathon. Ben Ashworth, who lives in Broadgate, took on the challenge alongside his wife Louise. They […]

3 years ago
Ben Ashworth shares ‘shock’ bowel cancer diagnosis ahead of London Marathon

Ben Ashworth is staying positive despite the latest news on his bowel cancer A Preston marathon runner has received a ‘shock’ diagnosis in his cancer battle ahead of the London Marathon. Ben Ashworth, who lives in Broadgate, received bad news last week about […]

3 years ago
Watch as Ben Ashworth and family open up on bowel cancer fight

A Preston family have told of how they face the struggle of trying to beat bowel cancer each day. Ben Ashworth, whose story we have covered frequently on Blog Preston, […]

3 years ago
In pictures: Cheeky Santa Dash with Ben Ashworth in Avenham Park

Avenham Park was a sea of Santa hats and cheeky bottoms on Saturday morning. Ben Ashworth organised the second Cheeky Santa Dash to raise money for a number of charities. […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hundreds turn out to support Ben Ashworth for Cheeky Santa Dash

Ben Ashworth with his family and Preston Mayor councillor Margaret McManus Hundreds of runners and wellwishers turned out to greet a Preston hero as he arrived in Avenham Park. Ben Ashworth, who is diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer, is running two […]

4 years ago
Cheeky Santa Dash returns to Avenham Park as Ben Ashworth prepares to do TWO laps of the Guild Wheel

Chorlton runners supported Ben and donned the bum pants Pic: Peter Kelly Bottoms will be on display in Avenham Park again to raise money in the fight against bowel cancer. Ben Ashworth, Preston’s marathon cancer hero, is leading off a 5km Cheeky […]

4 years ago
Cancer patient’s toughest challenge yet as he continues to fundraise

Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal Ben Ashworth is embarking on his toughest ever fitness challenge, which is a bold statement considering he has ran a marathon length run each month, for the past 17 months.  […]

4 years ago
Ben Ashworth marathon challenge: Preston hero completes two laps of Guild Wheel

Ben, in blue, makes his way through Avenham Park Ben Ashworth is confirming himself as one of the great Prestonians as he completed twice round the Guild Wheel. The father of three from Broadgate has been diagnosed with bowel […]

5 years ago
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