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Mark Starling - Summit Mount Everest 2017

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Mark Starling

Im a very proud Everest Summiteer after climbing to the top of the world reaching my goal on the 16th May 2017.

Raising money for
The Kier Foundation

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We would like you to donate to our chosen charities; Kier Foundation & The COINS Foundation.
As a proud Kier Construction Chartered Safety Professional working in Central London I manage high risk construction safety.

I am a keen extreme sports enthusiast and in my spare time I have been completing the world's toughest endurance races as part of a lifelong ambition. I aim to complete the worlds seven tallest summits!

In the past some of the races I have successfully finished;

  • The Marathon Des Sables
  • The race to the North Pole on ski's
  • The Devizes to Westminster international canoe race

And now I can add I'm an Everest Summiter as from the 16th May 2017

Event details

Summit of Mount Everest

On the 16th May 2017, I Summitted Mount Everest from the North Face with my Sherpa Purba, words are not enough to describe the satisfaction of achieving my life time goal, along the way raising this money for my chosen charities. Standing on top of the world, looking around is by far the best feeling ever, it's a feeling that will remain with me forever, I'm an Everest Summiter, thats super cool.

I do have frostbite on my right big toe, it's healing well and I will make a full recovery, but it does hurt, a small price to pay for my summit.

Thank you to all those who given towards our charities, when all the money's in I hope to have raised over £40,000 which is huge!

Event date

02-April-2017 18:00  - 
16-May-2018 12:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

Event is completed


Have fun Mark, watch out for the Yetis
Donation by Tim French (2)
on 31-03-2017
£7.56 gift aid
Donation from Datascope Systems Ltd
Donation by Anonymous
on 31-03-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Mark At least you will not be going as fast as when you overtook me on the London to Cambridge charity bike race !! Best regards Connect Scaffolding
Donation by Anonymous
on 28-03-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Hope you've done your Risk Assessments! All the best of luck..........
Donation by Sarah Brett
on 28-03-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Very good luck
Donation by Kevin Knight
on 28-03-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck
Donation by Water Wellbeing Ltd
on 27-03-2017
£0.00 gift aid
All the best Mark 'fly like a Starling'.
Donation by Michael Molloy
on 24-03-2017
£10.00 gift aid
Well done Mark achieving your goals and raising money for good causes is great thing. Good luck
Donation by AnonymousMark Wood
on 24-03-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck Mark
Donation by Mick Nestor
on 24-03-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Donation by Barry Walklate
on 21-03-2017
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £11,023.71
Offline Donations: £26,500.00
Total Raised: £37,523.71
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £38,279.64

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