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Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon

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Michael James

My wife and I have had a long standing association with Ngoli village in Northern Zambia and have been able to partner with the charity FPZ to...

Raising money for
Fighting Poverty in Zambia

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Total raised
£1,255.00

Target
£500.00

100%

Donations accepted until 09-12-2012

Donations closed

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About

My wife and I have had a long standing association with Ngoli village in Northern Zambia and have been able to partner with the charity FPZ to provide funds so that children from the village school can go onto High School and then, if they are good enough, to College.

Education is just about the only way that children from rural areas can break out of the poverty trap and often they go onto become teachers and technicians who help improve the social capital of the country. Please support these children to be able to get on in life.

We are looking to raise £500 to allow 1 child to be able to complete 1 year schooling at High School.

Event details

Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon

The LAMM is a 2 day mountain marathon for pairs of runners. You have to carry everything with you for both days of racing. This means packing your food, tent sleeping bag, waterproofs and clothes into a tiny sack weighing no more than 5kg and then racing in the hills until your lungs burst.

This will be my first race back from 3 months of injury (not ideal preparation) and my running partner is bursting with enthusiasm which will also be a struggle - he's a 15 year old county orienteer called Sam and this will be his first race over this distance. He's so young that I had to get special dispensation from the race organiser for him to enter, but the best thing is he's so small that he makes me feel tall and we might both have a decent night's sleep in my 1 man tent. Anyhow, please sponsor us and you can see if we make it onto the podium!

Event date

08-June-2012 09:00  - 
09-June-2012 15:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed

Donations

Thanks Mick and Kate for the loan of the Van good protection from the rain and midges in Achiltibuie !
Donation by Jamie and Joanne
on 08-08-2012
£200.00
£50.00 gift aid
Thanks Mick, great weekend in the Van. Worth it for waking up on the beach at Tyninghame Sorry for the late night call!
Donation by Alex and Family
on 10-07-2012
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by pamela and peter
on 08-07-2012
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Many thanks for the loan of the van, we're looking forward to our holiday even more now now!
Donation by Munros/Alvarados
on 06-07-2012
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Thanks again Mick Sam love it wants me to do it next year not sure I could keep up
Donation by Anonymous
on 27-06-2012
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Something for the hospital!
Donation by Simon
on 27-06-2012
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Well done Mick - As always amazed by your fitness and stamina. sorry donation is late!
Donation by Calvin
on 25-06-2012
Great achievement - Well Done!
Donation by Jude
on 15-06-2012
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
From someone at RGA
Donation by Anonymous
on 15-06-2012
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Mick, well done!
Donation by Charlene
on 14-06-2012
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,255.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,255.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,568.75

Donations closed

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