Jinx is hoping to raise £2,000 for Cancer Research UK and Norfolk-based cancer charity Big C in memory of Shirley Lodge, a staff member who passed away this year due to breast cancer.
In his fund-raising efforts, Jinx will be running in the Amsterdam marathon on October 16 and then the Dublin marathon on October 31. A tough challenge for most but Jinx wants to make Shirley proud.
"Shirley was absolutely lovely, she was always smiling and really popular with the customers," said Jinx. "This is the least we could do in her memory."
Jinx is currently fitting in training for the marathons between running six stores in the Norfolk area. "Although I keep fairly fit, running 26 miles is another thing, so to say I was nervous would be fair comment," added Jinx. "But I'm determined to finish, no matter what."
To support Jinx, donate at www.justgiving.com/Shirley-Lodge