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Miles For Milo
Miles for Milo, my Nephew Milo was diagnosed with Wilms Tumour a year ago, he’s now 5 Years old and like his Parents, Kevin & Sarah, are an inspiration to me. In just a year he’s been through 2 major operations, countless Chemo Sessions, Radiotherapy, receiving blood, platelets and other treatments. All this without a moan or a grumble, in short, he’s a STAR. The teams at Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh and Great Ormond St in London have all to thank with his much improved health.
The Challenge; On the 04th October I will be Motorcycling from John O’Groats to Lands End in 4 Days which isn’t much of a task however to make things a little more interesting, I plan to run 16 *Parkrun’s* on route to Lands End. Each parkrun is 5km therefore a total of 20km running per day. (please check the website map for information on each run www.milesformilo.com)
Running 80Km = approx. 7 Hours running across 4 days
1846 Miles over 6 Days (taking into account my journey from Edinburgh to John O’Groats and back again from Land Ends)
37 Hours in the Saddle
Any Donations (no matter how big or small) are gratefully received and ALL your hard earned cash will be going to CCLASP and NOT funding Petrol, Cakes and or Hotels etc. I’ll be sorting that out.
As well as donating I’d love some company over the 4 Days (am I asking too much?). So if you have a pair of trainers and fancy running with me please come along and if you like bring friends, family and dogs too (more the merrier)…I’ll update you all with dates , locations and timescales…If you don’t fancy running but have a motorbike then let me know and join me on one or more of the leg’s. http://www.milesformilo.com
*parkrun* is a free, weekly, 5km timed run which takes place in 100's of locations around the UK/World. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.
*please note because of the challenge over 4 days I’ll be running 15 out the 16 runs on my own.