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SwimRun and UTMB2 - The Rematch

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Chris Baynham-Hughes

Two events, one charity. 1 - Rockman - 6.2k Swim, 33.8k run 2 - UTMB - 105 miles, 10K of climb, 1 pair of legs.

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HIP in Cheshire

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In 2006 I suffered a brain injury from an RTA. Rebuilding from that incident was a long and tough road. HIP in Cheshire supported me through that transition and made an enormous difference to my family. It's a deeply personal charity for me and I hope my plans are crazy enough to convince you to make a donation to the charity. Head injuries can be totally devastating, all are pretty unique and they are more common than you think. I can personally stand up and say this charity makes a real difference on the ground. Your support is something I am extremely grateful for.

Event details

Rockman SwimRun and UTMB

Both events are self funded. The SwimRun is a new-ish sport with multiple swims and multiple runs, with the runs done in the wetsuit. It's a paired event see for a taste.

UTMB is a second attempt for me. I took it on last year and failed due to heat stroke - for those that sponsored me and never found out the result, sorry, but BT wouldn't allow me to send you all a message and I couldn't be sure who had sponsored me; e.g., I know lots of people called Steve! I made it 80 miles and had been going really well, but just couldn't control my body temperature. I stopped sweating and even the following night I was still violently sick. The decision to drop out was really hard at the time and I still think about it, but I made the right choice. To get in again I had to complete a hundred mile race - my 3rd attempt at the distance and first success. This time I plan to complete the final marathon, but who wants to start a journey they know they will complete!

Event date

05-August-2016 00:00  - 
29-August-2016 00:00

Event type

SwimRun and The Rematch!

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Donation by Team Gray
on 28-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Great charity mate! This swim/run malarkey will be great use in future mountain marathons to straight line it over any tarns, reservoirs, lakes etc. See you in Chamonix if not before :-D
Donation by Pup Harris
on 15-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Wow a real challenge, good luck Chris xx
Donation by Claire Rank
on 14-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Chris. Look forward to hearing all about it at the next SwimRunBarbie
Donation by Ian Reid
on 14-07-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 14-07-2016
£12.50 gift aid
UTMB is normal crazy. Rockman is crazy crazy. Best of luck for both!
Donation by 'Captain'
on 13-07-2016
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,330.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,330.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,647.50

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