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My Jungle Ultra Journey

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aaron hopkins

Running stupid lengths to raise money and awareness for 2 amazing charities

Raising money for multiple charities

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I'd like to raise as much money as possible for JDRF, a type 1 diabetes research foundation. They help people cope with type 1 and improve their lives. Also for Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service who help support children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions – and their families – throughout the Berkshire area.

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I chose JDRF as my brother has type 1 diabetes and i see the effect it has. Its not curable, yet, and it's a thing you can't just forget, it's an every day thing, it starts when he wakes up and again before he goes to bed. Hopefully with the money raised we can help him and many others around the uk to cope with it and live better lives.

I have also chosen Alexander Divine Children's Hospice Service as they do an amazing job in Berkshire helping children and their families cope with life changing illnesses and conditions.

Event details

Beyond the Ultimate Jungle Ultra 2018

My main aim is the Beyond the Ultimate Jungle Ultra marathon. It's a 5 day event, totalling 230km through the amazon rainforest, and as everyone knows I'm not the greatest fan of running... yet!

Along the way i have 3 other Ultras booked to get done ! 

11th Nov 2017  - Gower 56.5km 
11th February 2018 - Brecon to Cardiff 70km
23rd - 25th March 2018 - Jurassic Coast Ultra 125km
and the main event....
3rd - 7th June 2018 - Peru Jungle Ultra 230km 

So that's a total of 481.50 km of running
*(this doesn't include training runs...)

Event date

03-June-2018 06:00  - 
07-June-2018 20:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Well done Aaron and your team. Day 2 sorted.
Donation by Ann Munden
on 24-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck you crazy fool
Donation by Nick & Lesley
on 18-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Good Luck Aaron
Donation by Dave Hubbard
on 12-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Temi
on 07-03-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Elze Maskell
on 28-02-2018
£1.26 gift aid
Good Luck, Ryan's brother!
Donation by Hannah
on 28-02-2018
£1.26 gift aid
Smash it mate!
Donation by Simon Harris
on 16-01-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Wow! What a challenge.. go Ryan’s brother!!
Donation by Dawn Hadland
on 29-12-2017
£1.26 gift aid
Good luck Ryan's brother
Donation by Amir Raja
on 22-11-2017
£1.50 gift aid
Donation by Chido
on 22-11-2017
£1.26 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £546.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £546.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £668.80

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