A FATHER and daughter team will run a half marathon together to raise awareness for a charity in its 100th year.

Robin and Emily Carr are seeking to complete the London Landmarks Half Marathon next Sunday and raise £1,000 for Combat Stress in the process.

Mr Carr, a retired GP from Hailey, near Witney, is chairman of the charity's South of England Regional Committee and is hoping to raise the organisation's profile.

He said: "The man in the street will have heard of Help for Heroes and The Royal British Legion, but only one in 10 people will have heard of Combat Stress. This is a way of putting our name out there.

"It's still a tiny charity, but occasionally you get these extraordinary stories of people who wouldn't be here without Combat Stress."

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The charity helps ex-servicemen suffering from mental health conditions, such as post traumatic stress disorder.

Mr Carr started his career as an army medical officer and was stationed in the Falklands, Germany and Canada.

He has since worked in Witney and on Beaumont Street, Oxford.

His daughter is a 29-year-old architect currently living in London.

To donate, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/emily-robincarr