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  • Would you sponsor a stranger to run a marathon? Please do…….
  • Premier Icon IdleJon
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    I'm going to be very cheeky and ask for sponsorship from you guys and girls……..

    I work for Admiral insurance and they are sending 8 of us to Kenya. 😀

    To run a marathon. 😯

    It's in the Lewa Reserve, near Mount Kenya. On the Equator.

    It's a great privilege! Honest!

    I've got 8 weeks to train – I'll be up to half marathon distance this weekend. Foreseeable problems are the temperature (35 degrees C last year), the altitude of over 5000ft, and the wild animals, including rhino, elephants, lion, leopard, cheetah. No worries!

    http://www.tusk.org/safaricom-marathon-2009.asp

    I'm raising money for Tusk, a charity which specialises in integrating conservancy into the local community, alleviating poverty and addressing local issues. They have asked us all to raise at least £1000 in sponsorship, none of which goes towards paying my trip I'll hastily add.

    I'd be massively honoured if you could consider sponsoring me via this web-page.

    http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JonathanParker

    If you can also tick the Gift Aid box, Tusk will get more money.

    Thank you all for even reading this.

    Premier Icon crikey
    Free Member

    …. I'd be putting my STW proof armour on about now if I were you….

    Premier Icon IdleJon
    Full Member

    bump

    Premier Icon PeterPoddy
    Free Member

    Sponsor to run a marathon? Why not do it in the UK and donate the travel costs to the charity?

    Premier Icon IdleJon
    Full Member

    Because the Kenyan one is harder , PP. Altitude, temperature, etc.

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