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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


Good Luck And and for a great cause. All the best Ash
Donation by Anonymous
on 23-05-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck!
Donation by Karin & David
on 21-05-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Daz
on 19-05-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck Neil , sounds like a great cause. Make sure you keep your head down as you run past those pubs !!
Donation by Patrick
on 16-05-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Good Luck!! Once you've completed the challenge, I will get you a Thai Pie to celebrate!
Donation by Sophie Walker
on 13-05-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck! : D
Donation by David H-J
on 13-05-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Neil; no more pies for a while!
Donation by Anonymous
on 12-05-2016
£12.50 gift aid
sounds like a recipe for some incredibly achy pegs
Donation by Martin Bloor
on 12-05-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Great cause Good luck
Donation by bill wellings
on 10-05-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Big Challenge - best of luck
Donation by Paul Satchell
on 10-05-2016
£2.50 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

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