A CAMPAIGNER is already preparing for his next challenge after completing a marathon fundraiser.

John Sennett raised more than £2,000 for Crohn’s and Colitis UK after completing 21 marathons in a wheelchair at Winchester Sports Stadium over the space of four weeks.

Southampton man John started his 21 marathons on March 10, aiming to complete them in as many days, but due to the snowfall brought by the ‘Beast from the East’ and the Winchester Sports Stadium being closed over the Easter break, the fundraiser was pushed back by six days.

But that didn’t stop him though from finishing what he started, with the main aim to raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease.

John received support from a number of famous faces, including runner Paula Radcliffe, wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan and Saints legend Francis Benali, as well as Eastleigh-raised BBC Radio One DJ Scott Mills and his co-presenter Chris Stark.

“The messages helped. The online support was amazing. When I was at my low points during the challenge, I remembered all those who have been behind me from the start, and wanted to see me succeed,” John said.

However, John’s fundraising escapades don’t end there. On April 25, he will be raising funds in aid of mental health charity, YoungMinds, by attempting to lift 100,000kg in the space of a day.

Anyone still wanting to donate can do so by visiting www.justgiving.com/johns21marathonsin21days.