NI vet student running London Marathon for PDSA

NI vet student running London Marathon for PDSA

A Northern Ireland  student at Harper and Keele Veterinary School is running the London Marathon on April 21 in support of the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals.

Lewis Gregg from Aghadowey has a farming background is a Coleraine Grammar School alumnus.

Lewis completed a placement with the PDSA hospital in Belfast as part of his vet training and saw at first-hand the difference the charity makes to the community.

He now aims to raise £2,000 for the charity.

When not running Lewis plays rugby with the Harper Adams 3rd XV.

The PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity. It operates 49 hospitals and plays a leading role in the training of vets.

To support Lewis and make a donation to the PDSA towards meeting Lewis’ £2,000 target, visit

Asked what success means for him next week Lewis said: “Beating my previous marathon time, achieving my £2,000 target, and hopefully not picking up any injuries along the way.”

In the summer Lewis plans to work with vets in South Island New Zealand.