Book trade runs for charity

Five runners attempting the 26-mile marathon in aid of the Book Trade Charity (BTBS) yesterday (22nd April) successfully completed the course.

Fastest finisher was Tindal Street Press press officer Rikhi Ubhi in three hours 52 minutes and five seconds. Canongate m.d. Jamie Byng ran the race in four hours 22 minutes and 54 seconds, giving out books for World Book Night along the route. Kelly Jennings-Robinson, Andrew Turner and Rosy Locke (joint fundraising at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/sypUK) also successfully finished the race in aid of BTBS.

Other trade figures completing the gruelling course including Aurum's Robin Harvie and Rebecca Barden of Palgrave Macmillan.