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    Weʼve raised £6,258 to Assist Multiple Charities By Completing 'The Race To The King' Ultra Marathon 2018 - We Are The Back2lifers - A Non Stop Walk Collective

    Funded on Tuesday, 31st July 2018

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    The Back2Lifers team will be taking on yet another ultra marathon this year, Called 'The Race to the King' across The South Downs on 23/24th June 2018.

    The 2018 team members are:

    Marcus Frost

    Wilf Frost -

    Melanie Dakin Anglesey

    Justin Cookee

    Paulo Gonzalez -

    Paul Elvin

    Chris Maynard

    Natalia McGregor

    Alice Howard

    The team that formed in 2016 will be walking another double marathon ultra of over 52Miles non stop in 24 hours. Some of the team's feet still haven't recovered from the 2016 & 2017 Ultra's, this is not an easy feat! It takes all they have to give.

    This is the triple crown of the Threshold Sports Trail Series. Not many complete all 3! Come rain or shine! This team will not give up! The Cover picture is of the team after completing the 100km in 24 hours in 2016.

    For some of the Back2Lifers team, This will be their third Ultra in as many years, others their second, and one or two new additions fresh for 2018 will completing their first alongside experienced team members.

    We are aiming to raise at least £5,000 to be split between the following charities:

    Parkinsons UK - https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/ - The Parkinson's charity that drives better care, treatments and quality of life. Because they are there, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.

    RSPCA - https://www.rspca.org.uk/home - Every year thousands of animals suffer from neglect, cruelty and abuse. With your help we can end their misery. RSPCA rely on voluntary fundraising and donations to carry out vital work.

    Macmillan - https://www.macmillan.org.uk/ - They support people with the symptoms of over 200 different types of cancer, invaluable and needed by many, they will use the money wisely to fund many things.

    Naomi House Children's Hospice - Naomi House & Jacksplace hospices provide 24 hour care to more than 325 life-limited and life-threatened children and young adults from across southern England. They offer respite, community, emergency, end of life and post bereavement care on good days, difficult days and last days.

    Prostate Cancer UK -- https://prostatecanceruk.org/

    If you can kindly donate to the collective team, this will give us that extra willpower (particularly through the night sections), please feel free to donate via this JustGiving page,

    This is the route we'll be undertaking this year: https://www.racetotheking.com/route/

    Route Overview For Race to The King 2018

    Starting at the Slindon Estate near Arundel and finishing at Winchester Cathedral. The route takes you along the South Downs Way, an ancient path along a ridge of chalk hills. Not only does the route offer breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, there are also numerous historical sites along the way to pique the interest.

    The History of the Route

    Spanning from the chalk cliffs in East Sussex to the ancient capital of Winchester, humans have been using the South Downs for thousands of years. Millennia of use has left the rolling chalk landscape studded with historical sites as generations have been drawn to the sweeping views North over the Weald and South over the English Channel.

    Route Highlights

    The Devil’s Jumps Beacon Hill

    Queen Elizabeth County Park, HMS Mercury

    Old Winchester Hill

    Beacon Hill

    Winchester Cathedral

    Cheesefoot Hill

    St Catherine’s Hill

    We'll keep you all updated on our progress throughout the event and if you live near one of the above then please let us know and we hope you can support us on the day of the event. its always lovely to see a friendly face when exhausted! If you want to join us then its not too late before end of April to get involved. Look below and join the group and get in touch.

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBack2Lifers/

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBack2Lifers/events/ - to monitor our progress during the event.

    Much Thanks & Love

    The Back2Lifers Walk Team xxx

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      4 months ago

      We are nearly at 30% and wish to thank all the amazing people who have donated so far and we are training hard. With Love The back2lifers

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    Supporters

    198

    • James Clyne

      James Clyne

      Jul 31, 2018

      £30.00

    • The Kings Fam.

      The Kings Fam.

      Jul 6, 2018

      Well done all. Finally got round to donating and it only took me 2 years.

      £40.00

    • PAUL PROCTOR

      PAUL PROCTOR

      Jul 3, 2018

      Chloe’s nanna xxx

      £20.00

    • Alice's dad

      Alice's dad

      Jul 1, 2018

      £50.00

    • Liz Williams

      Liz Williams

      Jun 28, 2018

      Well done everyone! Special shout out to Paulo - what a great thing to do! x

      £10.00

    • Roy Maynard

      Roy Maynard

      Jun 27, 2018

      Well done Chris well worth the aches and pains. Best wishes Dad

      £30.00

    • Kate Spankie

      Kate Spankie

      Jun 26, 2018

      Amazing achievement...well done the back 2 lifers! ♥️

      £20.00

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