Basingstoke Town mascot Stokie the Dragon gears up for London Marathon

Stokie the Dragon.

Stokie the Dragon.

First published in Basingstoke by , Senior Reporter

STOKIE the Dragon, the much-loved mascot of Basingstoke Town FC, is to run in the London Marathon on Sunday to raise money for The Children’s Trust charity, which helps children with brain injuries.

Stokie said: “This is my first marathon, so doing it as a big fluffy dragon is a huge challenge.”

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