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Fat to fit in only 62 miles...

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andrew higson

We'll be running our first ultra-marathon this July to raise money for a local charity - the Samantha Sykes Foundation.

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Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust

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Andrew Higson still hasn't learned to say "no" at 35 years old.  Seriously,why would he choose to run a 100km ultra marathon... he can just about run a bath!

Neil Higson was roped in by his big brother... and he's supposed to be the sensible one.  Is it sibling rivalry?  Or is the participation in ridiculous endurance events a genetic weakness in the Higson clan?

He who dares, Rodney...

Event details

Race to the Stones

We (Andrew and Neil Higson) are joining some friends this July in the Race to the Stones; a 100km ultra-marathon in Wiltshire. We'll be running to raise money for the Samantha Sykes Foundation.

The fund's work involves supporting young people in the Yorkshire
region, specifically those who are/have been in the care of the local authority and are thus at increased risk of harm, for example, from child sexual exploitation. Their mission is to work together with other, carefully selected, not-for-profit organisations, to provide targeted support to inspire these young people to achieve their full potential.

This is a fantastic charity that we're extremely proud to support. Every penny that you're able to donate will make a massive difference to young people in the region.

Dig deep, give kindly, and say a little prayer for our poor feet!

Thank you,

Andy and Neil Higson

Event date

16-July-2016 09:00  - 
17-July-2016 15:00

Event type

UK challenge

Event is completed


on 15-09-2016
£0.00 gift aid
Well done mate!
Donation by Andy Kerr
on 27-07-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Well done all
Donation by John and Barbara Holl
on 22-07-2016
£15.00 gift aid
Well done Neil.Bet you were ready for a pie and a pint afterwards!
Donation by Barrie Rostron
on 20-07-2016
£50.00 gift aid
Congrats Andrew!
Donation by Francesca
on 19-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
How did you get on?
Donation by Andy R
on 18-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Amazing work Andy and Neil, you guys are incredible - WELL DONE!!
Donation by Andy & Steph C
on 18-07-2016
£5.00 gift aid
best wishes Andrew
Donation by Anonymous
on 18-07-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Well done Neil... a massive achievement..
Donation by Tori Critchley
on 18-07-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Well done Andy & Neil, great achievement :-)
Donation by Neil & Max @ Squirrell Plant
on 18-07-2016
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,380.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,380.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,700.00

Donations closed

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