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Rob Green

I'm overweight, unfit and have a poor diet. Well, that's changing from today as I have to run in Africa in less than 4 weeks. I will train hard!

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I turned 40 years of age 2 months ago.  Despite the "experts" saying that I'm a has-been/never-was, I'm still a 5-aside addict and consider that a great player could still be sculptured if I could chisel off 2-3 stone. I'm going to need to start chiselling to get in shape for this race!

I'm a qualified solicitor and have spent the last 18 years working as a civil dispute lawyer.  I have loved it (mostly!) and set up a firm named Curzon Green Solicitors some 7 years ago of which I'm currently the managing partner.

Do I have any special skills?  Well, I have a complete inability to stand up on a moving train.  Not sure if that counts though.

Why in Africa you ask?  I'm the trustee of a fantastic charity named African Village Support.  It provides a vital number of services to a village and surrounding area in East Uganda - helping fund women's groups, children's education, irrigation, a football team (Yes, I am looking forward to getting a match going) etc.  All funds raised will go to this charity.

Well that's enough about me - time to get chiselling!!!!


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Uganda International Marathon 2017

The Uganda International Marathon is a 7 day challenge on the Equator culminating in A Race Like No Other. Participants from all round the world join 3,000 runners from Uganda to take on a 10k, half or full Marathon distance through a beautiful but tough rural course. Voted "Best International Event" at the 2016 Running Awards, UGM is also Uganda's largest fundraising event.

Event date

04-June-2017 00:00

Event type

Running / Walking

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Donation by Mrs G Sole
on 13-06-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Well done son. Proud of you! xxx
Donation by Anonymous
on 09-06-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Rob!!
Donation by Lucy
on 09-06-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Well done mate.
Donation by Alex
on 08-06-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Rob!
Donation by Jess and Nick
on 06-06-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Impressive! Good luck Rob.
Donation by Helen, David & Dylan
on 06-06-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck bro
Donation by Michael green
on 04-06-2017
£7.50 gift aid
Good Luck Rob, you nutter!! :-)
Donation by Nicola & Russell Brown
on 02-06-2017
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by Gemma & Arron
on 02-06-2017
£6.25 gift aid
Good luck Rob!
Donation by Owen Griffiths
on 02-06-2017
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £846.20
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £846.20
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,042.75

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