ABF Challenge66: 66 50K Ultra Marathons in 66 Days Ends this Friday, 20th May in York

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  1. Challenge66

    For anyone who hasn't heard about this awesome Challenge, raising awareness & funds for the ABF: THe Soldier's Charity; please look at the Challenge66 website & support this cause, if you can...

    One Man - Sixty Six 50Km Ultra Marathons in 66 Days
    Raising Funds & Awareness for Army Benevolent Fund: The Soldier's Charity

    Final Run is this Friday, 20th of May, at York Racecouse.

    As well as being the last run of Andy McMenemy's Challenge; it will also be his 50th Birthday!

    Good article in this week's Sunday Mirror (see below):
    Marathon man Andy McMenemy is running 66 ultra-marathons in 66 days - mirror.co.uk

    After running with Andy at 3 events (13.66 miles at Birmingham on St George's Day / 14.95 miles on 25th Aoril at Lichfield & then 15-16 miles at Preston on 2nd of May) I'll be joining Andy in York for his last & my first Ultra Marathon.

    Driving up from Birmingham, to join team on Thursday evening; where we'll all be spending the night at Imphal Barracks, York.

    If you're in the area, come along to York race course & show your support.

    Registration is from 08.00
    Run starts at 10.00
    Expect it to finish around 16.30 - 17.30.
     
  2. Thats a massive effort there.