A TEAM of personal trainers have pulled out all the stops to raise over £1,000 for the Bolton NHS Charitable Fund.

Eight trainers from Bolton Total Fitness worked together to host a virtual race night, alongside some other challenges pushing them to do 100 press-ups, 30,000 steps, and a head shave.

Luke Walker, one of the trainers involved, said: "We decided to host this race night just to lift spirits and mix it up a bit.

"A lot of our clients are just sitting at home bored and we all needed picking up too.

"We wanted to do something to help out and thought why not raise some money for our NHS heroes while doing it."

Conor McGirr, Rach Woods, Mike Donohue, and Jake Abrahams joined Luke to make the fundraiser a success. Claire Peachey, Siobhan McGarel, and Matt Greaves were also part of the crew, who have received £1,180 from 56 people.

Despite the coronavirus crisis, people have been very generous, with one local businessman donating £140.

Luke added: "It's actually been quite easy to raise so much, our clients have been fantastic.

"We bought prizes for the winners of the race night ourselves, and one of the guys said if we got to £1,000 by the next morning he'd do the yoga class in fancy dress.

"That was an easy way to raise 400 quid, we all wanted to see him do it." Visit gofundme.com/f/corona-virus-heros for more details