Good luck mum! Proud Wisbech brothers pay tribute to mum Melanie as she prepares to run Edinburgh Marathon

Melanie Murdoch, pictured running in the Great East Anglia Run.

Melanie Murdoch, pictured running in the Great East Anglia Run. - Credit: Archant

Two proud brothers have said good luck to their mum through this newspaper as she prepares to take part in her second marathon in just five weeks.

Wisbech brothers Finley and Oliver Murdoch’s mum Melanie is running the Edinburgh Marathon on Sunday, five weeks after completing the London Marathon.

“Please, please would you write a story about our fantastic mum, we are very proud of her,” said 10-year-old Oliver.

Brother Finley, 13, said: “Our mum has chosen to run possibly four marathons this year. She has taken time out of her busy schedule to prepare for London, Edinburgh, Lithuania and Bournemouth marathon.

“She has previously participated in two marathons, making this a huge step up.

“She has finished one so far, being London. She did this in a spectacular time of three hours 15 minutes, making her an elite marathon runner.”

She is raising money for Age UK. Her total stands at just over £1,400. To boost that total, visit

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