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Mark's Marathon Des Sables

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The idea popped into my head in the recovery room after a knee operation in 2015. Catherine thought it was a good idea too.
Now it's a couple of days away.
If you think it's a good idea too you might want to donate.
Any donation will be greatly appreciated by poorly people far away who may not have any other means of help

Event details

The Marathon Des Sables

The Marathon Des Sables is a 160 mile walk and run in the Sahara, over 6 days
Despite the blurb it's not necessary (I hope) to be a super hero. The daily finish line closes long after the start so that even the walkers can make it in.
Having said that it's day after day in the relentless heat
I hope I'm prepared. Catherine has put in the £ in and I've put in the training
I'm hoping that it will be an amazing transformative experience
Come and have a look at the official website and see the shiny words that lured me in
Nearer the time you'll be able to a) send me an email b) track me! I'll be 'dossard numero 992' c) see people as they cross the day's finish line if you follow this link; Register your email address the organisers will tell you when it's goes live
Here's a link to a preview;
A date to remember is Monday 10th April. The emails you send me then will be the emails I get the evening before the dreaded long day, please make me laugh

Event date

09-April-2017 09:00  - 
16-April-2017 12:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

Event is completed


Well done, Mark.
Donation by Elizabeth, BMF
on 30-04-2017
£3.75 gift aid
Well done. We are proud of you
Donation by Ray CFR
on 29-04-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Great work Mark... Trouble is its a bit addictive... T
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-04-2017
£3.75 gift aid
We are full of admiration!!
Donation by Christine Gregory
on 14-04-2017
£0.00 gift aid
A really remarkable challenge- be able to tell your grandkids in years to come! Had never heard of Mercy Ships - what great things they do.
Donation by Florence, Jo and Julian
on 12-04-2017
£10.00 gift aid
BMF in the park will be very boring after this!
Donation by Michelle & Co
on 11-04-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Jennie
on 10-04-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 08-04-2017
£2.50 gift aid
From one dodgy knee to another ! Good luck !!
Donation by Jamie
on 08-04-2017
£7.50 gift aid
Crazy man ;) hope it all goes well!
Donation by Curtises
on 07-04-2017
£3.75 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £715.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £715.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £853.75

Donations closed

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