VIDEO: Sports Relief TV stars hop to it for three-legged warm up in Rotherham

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TV stars Harry Gration and Paul Hudson went back to school in South Yorkshire today for a special three-legged challenge warm up for Sports Relief.

The BBC Look North stars turned up - tied together - to get help from children at St Ann’s Junior and Infant School in Rotherham

Their Three Legs Good – Two Legs Bad epic walk will see them visit three counties, South, West and North Yorkshire, on three legs for Sport Relief.

MAKE A DONATION: You can donate to the Look North Challenge “Harry & Paul: 3 counties on 3 legs for Sport Relief” at www.justgiving.com/BBC3legs

Taking a break from Yorkshire’s most watched news programme, presenter Harry and weatherman Paul got in some much needed practice.

Harry said: “Well, today was the first chance to practice our technique in a competitive environment and it looks like we’ve got a lot of work to do before our Sport Relief Challenge begins in two weeks’ time. But Paul and I are nothing if not committed and we’re confident we’ll be in tip top shape to raise money for this great cause. Look out for us hobbling up a road near you soon.”

Next month, the two telly favourites are taking on a unique challenge for BBC Sport Relief that will see them strapped to each other while they walk over 100 miles around Yorkshire.

They’ll take their first steps together back in Rotherham - on Thursday, March 10 - and after nine days walking on three legs they hope to reach the finish line in York on Friday, March 18.

The route will take in key Yorkshire landmarks including the Emley Moor transmitter, Halifax Piece Hall, Saltaire and climbs up Otley Chevin and Castle Hill in Huddersfield. See tour dates below.

Sport Relief is one of Comic Relief’s fundraising initiatives, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and the world's poorest countries.

Three Legs Good  Two Legs Bad: BBC Look Norths Paul Hudson (left) and Harry Gration (right) warm up for their epic three-legged challenge

Three Legs Good Two Legs Bad: BBC Look Norths Paul Hudson (left) and Harry Gration (right) warm up for their epic three-legged challenge

It takes place every two years, and this year runs from Friday to Sunday, March 18 to 20, 2016.

To sign up to the Sport Relief games go to bbc.co.uk/sportrelief

MAKE A DONATION: You can donate to the Look North Challenge “Harry & Paul: 3 counties on 3 legs for Sport Relief” at www.justgiving.com/BBC3legs

Harry and Paul’s Challenge route

BBC Look Norths Paul Hudson (left) and Harry Gration (right), centre, prepare to walk three counties on 'three legs' for Sport Reliefwith a warm up today at St Anns Junior and Infant School in Rotherham.

BBC Look Norths Paul Hudson (left) and Harry Gration (right), centre, prepare to walk three counties on 'three legs' for Sport Reliefwith a warm up today at St Anns Junior and Infant School in Rotherham.

Day 1: Rotherham to Barnsley

Day 2: Barnsley to Clayton West

Day 3: Clayton West to Huddersfield

Day 4: Huddersfield to Halifax

Day 5: Halifax to Bradford

Day 6: Bradford to Otley

Day 7: Otley to Harrogate

Day 8: Harrogate to Tockwith

Day 9: Tockwith to York

* Other towns and villages they plan to visit include: Silkstone, Cawthorne, Highburton, Greasbrough, Wentworth, Hoyland, Worsborough, West Vale (near Elland), Sowerby Bridge, Queensbury, Shipley, Guiseley and Knaresborough.