A north-east lecturer will embark on a 340-mile trek to help rebuild war-torn areas of Iraq this weekend.
Competitors will take on the challenge running from Auchnagatt to Maud on the former railway line over a period of 12 hours.
An Aberdeen native is taking on a gruelling running challenge to help disadvantaged children.
A north-east dad raised £1,800 for charity by taking part in a gruelling ultra-marathon.
"The goal is to raise money for our new project for refugees returning to cities occupied by the Islamic State, particularly in Iraq."
After years balancing a full-time job, studying and running ultra-marathons, a north-east student has finally crossed the finish line.