Weʼve raised £1,780 to fulfill a life long ambition of competing in the world Ironman championship in Kona Hawaii.
- Horwich, United Kingdom
- Funded on Saturday, 14th October 2017
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I competed triathlons in my early 20's and finished 14th in the country and gave up due, to injury and University.
I decided to do a Ironman in Lake District last year for my 50th, I did it in 10hr 19min and finished 2nd in my age group and 9th overall. So I entered the tougher Bolton ironman UK this year. I again finished 2nd in my age group in a time of 10hr 29min. I then was allocated a Kona slot and decided to take it, as it might not come around again.
It is extremely expensive for entrance fee, flights, accommodation and food in Hawaii, So if you can spare a pound to fund me, I would be really appreciative.
Thanks Dave Purnell
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Oct 10, 2017
Go for It Dave! So proud of you.SandyX
Oct 5, 2017
Ian would be made up! Give it some Dave and enjoy.
Oct 4, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Go for Dave enjoy every minute 😅
Sep 23, 2017
Best of luck, Dave!
Sep 20, 2017
Hey Dave, just like to wish you all the luck in the world for this the biggest race of your life, it's a huge acheivement to even get there but smash it in Kona...good luck, Lee n zee
Sep 20, 2017
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