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Martial Arts Marathon For Dorchester Instructor.

Dorchester Town Centre

10:11am 26th January 2013

People do crazy things for charity but one Dorchester Martial arts instructor is taking his efforts to the extreme.

Luke Mannion is attempting a 24 hour jiu jitsu roll today to raise money for Pilgrim Bandits.

He hopes to raise at least £800 for the charity which helps injured soldiers from special forces.

Luke will be rolling and leg-locking in 5 minute rounds with only 2 minute breaks in-between.

The former Para said he is shuddering at the thought of the major challenge he faces: "I am absolutely dreading it, I think it's going to be horrendous if I am completely honest. It's going to be horrendous.

Well-wishers and supporters can watch him take on his massive feat at the new Dorchester Martial Arts and Fitness Centre which he runs.

There will also be a raffle at the end of the 24 hour event with prizes contributed from various businesses in Dorchester including Goulds department store.

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