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Marathon Des Sables 2018

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Dominic Drew Jamie Robson

Running an 150 mile ultra marathon in the Sahara Desert in aid of the Parachute Regiment Charity

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In April 2018, 2 members of The Parachute Regiment Training Company will run The Marathon Des Sables, a 150 mile footrace across the Sahara Desert.  The team consists of:

Lieutenant Dominic Drew
Lieutenant Jamie Robson

We are running this race for SUPPORT OUR PARAS. This charity supports The Parachute Regiment through the welfare of serving soldiers and families and those affected by recent operations, and through the maintenance of its regimental efficiency, ethos, spirit and heritage.


Event details

Marathon Des Sables 2018

The Marathon Des Sables is coined 'the toughest foot race on earth'. The race takes place annually in the Moroccan Sahara and brings together approximately 800 athletes from around the world.  

250+ kms (156+ miles)

6 stages over 7 days

A long stage of 80+ kms (52+miles)

Self-sufficient but with water rations and tent supplied

Temperatures of 50+ degrees centigrade

Event date

06-April-2018 07:00  - 
16-April-2018 16:00

Event type

Overseas challenge

13 days to event start


Good luck
Donation by Smudge
on 19-03-2018
£6.25 gift aid
Donation by Callum Talbot
on 19-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck Dominic! Nana, Grandpa and Christian xxx
Donation by Francis Drew
on 19-03-2018
£17.50 gift aid
Best of luck to you both
Donation by Granny H
on 18-03-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Great stuff, Dominic! xxx
Donation by Drew Cockton
on 09-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Miranda
on 09-03-2018
£3.75 gift aid
Good luck!!
Donation by Aaron Posey
on 06-03-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Super proud as always Jamie. I will be thinking of you sweltering in the heat. Love Les x
Donation by Lesley Arthur
on 01-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
You're putting our marathon to shame! HUGE good luck Dom! Sophie & Adam x
Donation by Sophie & Adam
on 01-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Best of Luck lads
Donation by Andy Fraser
on 01-03-2018
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,790.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,790.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,046.25

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