Hundreds of Rotorua kids took their place at the start line ready to run their very own mini version of a marathon this morning. Among them was one special young man who decided to run the race in aid of a young teacher who collapsed in the final months of his teacher training at Western Heights Primary School last year. Rotorua Daily Post reporter Kelly Makiha caught up with Miles before and after his big race.

Ask 7-year-old Miles Corbett why he's running the Rotorua Mini Marathon to raise money for a former Rotorua teacher to get an unfunded cancer