Meet the inspiring novice runner with cerebral palsy whose next target is a marathon – The Herald

FOR Andy Tomlinson PE at school wasn’t much fun. He is the first to admit he wasn’t the most mobile and that he was put off by able-bodied peers and what they could achieve.

However fast forward 20 years and Mr Tomlinson is now inspiring others after taking up running despite living with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, a lifelong condition with no cure, which affects the left-hand side of his body.

As World Cerebral Palsy Day is marked on Tuesday, the Glasgow runner is smashing his running targets and proving to be an inspiration.

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