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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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Support Our Paras

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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

Event is completed


Amazing effort . A very belated well done !
Donation by Melanie Bland
on 04-06-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Can’t believe you did this! Well done!
Donation by Becca
on 20-05-2018
£12.50 gift aid
Amazing mate
Donation by Toby milligan
on 30-04-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Frank Hargreaves
on 25-04-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Smashed it! X
Donation by Ciara
on 23-04-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 23-04-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Well done, great achievement!
Donation by Anonymous
on 23-04-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Congratulations Dominic on a fantastic achievement for a very worthy cause. Best wishes from Caroline and Peter Metcalfe
Donation by Peter Metcalfe
on 20-04-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Congratulations Dom Bery Well Done xx
Donation by Helen Dodd
on 19-04-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 18-04-2018
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £5,150.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £5,150.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £5,906.25

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