Ed is now up and running and pounding out the miles in his 2016 Challenge for Petal Childhood Cancer research and Pendleside Hospice. He is aiming to run or walk a total of 2,600km in 2016 and has a number of separate challenges built into his programme.
In the first week of the challenge he covered a total of 60.54 kms in 10 hours 11 minutes to get well ahead of target.
Follow his progress on twitter @challenge Ed16 or on his Facebook page Ed’s 2016 Challenge.
A Virgin Money donation page is also up and running and you can make donations by visiting http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/EdwardLee3
Watch this space for ways you can join in with future events as the challenge unfolds