A FUNDRAISER has taken on a huge undertaking to raise money for an 'amazing' charity.

John Peatfield, from Bowston, headed down to Morecambe Prom on September 10 at the crack of dawn on his bike to do the final of three 70km ‘duathlon’ efforts for Dogs for Good in Cumbria and Lancashire.

The charity trains assistance dogs for disabled clients and manages on-going support.

Mr Peatfield was inspired to take on the sporting challenge after meeting Lynn and her assistance dog, Christa, in Pets at Home two years ago.

Determined to help Mr Peatfield planned a year-long effort to complete 700km across seven sports in his 70th year for three charities, including Dogs for Good.

The 70-year-old has so far tired his hand at a number of sports including canoeing, cross-country skiing, roller-skiing and trail walking and the three duathlons in July, August and September have drawn in donations of £550 to help towards training a new assistance dog.

The solo duathlons consist of 60km biking and 10k roller-skiing along the the promenade.

After the first in July Lynn and Christa went along to show their support and discuss future plans; which will include a sponsored 5km walk sometime in 2021.