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3 in 3 Marathon Challenge

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The '3 in 3 Marathon Challenge' will see me seek to complete 3 marathons all in under 3 hours.

Raising money for
Church of the Good Shepherd - Sandhills

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Donations accepted until 29-01-2019

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The project I'm supporting is a local community initiative #goodshepherdcommunitybusproject. I live in your typical housing estate that lacks community amenities and provision especially for the youth but also for young families and the elderly for whom loneliness and lack of support is a big deal. 

The #goodshepherdcommunitybusproject is an initiative led by my Church to provide for our community on the Sandhills estate in Leighton Buzzard. The project is in its infancy as we scope out the exact nature of the provision needed. Core to our vision is a dedicated youth community support officer to serve the estate. Another central theme of the project is the potential provision of a community bus to serve the estate and act as a focal point. At this stage we can not commit to a single guaranteed solution but I can guarantee that your donation will make a huge difference in our community, to our residents, both young and old. 

Event details

3 sub 3 marathons ~ Brighton, Warsaw, Snowdonia!!

You can find out the latest on how my 3 in 3 Marathon Challenge is going including a my LATEST race report for the Warsaw Marathon at

The '3 in 3HR Marathon Challenge' is to run 3 marathons each in 3 hours.  I completed Brighton Marathon on 15 April in 3:00.05! Warsaw Marathon was all going well until 20 miles but then my race fell apart!! Until that point I was on for 2:53 finish but I crossed the finish line in 3:12.08. Marathons are tough!! Do read my blog if you want to know the full detail!  

So now I need to pick up the pieces, dust myself off and refocus on Snowdonia the third and final marathon in Wales in just 3 weeks time (27th October 2018). Snowdonia is definitely not a fast course and a tad hilly! To run a sub 3 hour marathon in Snowdonia would put me in the top 1% finishers.

Whatever happens next this challenge has been a huge learning experience, and so so positive, and it's raised a huge amount for our Church community project. So thank you thank you for all your generosity. 

God Bless


Event date

15-April-2018 00:00  - 
29-October-2018 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

Event is completed


Thank you for your company today. I really respect this challenge you are doing, and the project.
Donation by Chris Large
on 30-03-2018
£6.25 gift aid
A great project to raise money for Stu. Well done! Mum x
Donation by Mum
on 25-03-2018
£0.00 gift aid
A great project. We are totally supportive of it.
Donation by Dad
on 24-03-2018
£12.50 gift aid
A great cause!! Happy to kick things off. All aboard!! Ding ding :-)
Donation by Anonymous
on 21-03-2018
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,976.20
Offline Donations: £228.00
Total Raised: £2,204.20
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,634.50

Donations closed

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