GALLERY: Doing it for the kids

HORRENDOUS weather made Tim Blair's 120 kilometre fund-raising run "pretty trying'' yesterday.

Mr Blair and mate Shane Taylor, who ran from Devonport to Burnie and back to Devonport yesterday in heavy rain and wind to raise funds for Ulverstone boy Trystan Stephens and the North-West Cancer Centre.

Five-year-old Trystan was diagnosed with leukaemia last year and, after successful chemotherapy in Hobart, is now in remission.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor make their way to Burnie High.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor make their way to Burnie High.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor make their way to Burnie High.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor make their way to Burnie High.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor are joined by Burnie High students during part of their  charity run.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor are joined by Burnie High students during part of their charity run.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor are joined by Burnie High students during part of their  charity run.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor are joined by Burnie High students during part of their charity run.

Making their way to the finish line.

Making their way to the finish line.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor celebrate the end to their 120km trek.

Tim Blair and Shane Taylor celebrate the end to their 120km trek.

Tim Blair meets Trystan Stephens for the first time.

Tim Blair meets Trystan Stephens for the first time.

Tim Blair meets Trystan Stephens for the first time.

Tim Blair meets Trystan Stephens for the first time.

Tim Blair, Trystan Stephens and Shane Taylor with the trophy Trystan bought for Tim.

Tim Blair, Trystan Stephens and Shane Taylor with the trophy Trystan bought for Tim.

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