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£170raised of £750 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £170 to Bilbos Hydrotherapy & Pet Spa in Lydney who have a hydrotherapy pool and large giant treadmill.

    Lydney, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st October 2018

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    MrH’s 2018 Challenge

    As many of you will know from your generous support, last year I challenged myself to do my first ever ½ Marathon and that soon developed into 2 ½s in 2 weeks – it was all in aid of The BrainsTrust. Well for someone who’s over 105kg and has not done much in the way of exercise all his younger life, it was certainly a challenge. But I managed the Forest of Dean Autumn run in 2:22:32 and the Cardiff ½ in 2:19:23. And raised £1,750 inc Gift Aid for the charity.

    This years challenge is all about me, well sort off. My challenge is to complete the 2018 Forest of Dean Autumn Trail Run in 2hrs (30/9/2018), or less, and to get my weight down to 95Kg. As in 2017 I will be running the Cardiff ½ on the following Sunday (7/10/2018), this time to provide moral support my friend Derek on his first ½ marathon, although if he’s up for it I again aim for a sub 2hr finish.

    Instead of running for a charity this year I will be doing crowd funding for a small business which means a lot to Kath and me as they saved our 10 year old German Shepherd Dog, BoJay, last year when he went from an extremely active and bouncy dog to a cripple over night following a serious spinal injury. The business is Bilbos Hydrotherapy & Pet Spa Ltd in Lydney who offer a hydrotherapy pool and treadmill. They are a devoted and hard working group of people. I know from personal experience that the first few years of running ones own business isn’t easy, so in response to their devotion to returning our BoJay back to his normal self without the need for surgery I thought I’d help by trying to raise some funds to help with the cost of their chemicals and other supplies this, their second year. Please take a look at their website and offer some support: Bilbos Hydrotherapy & Pet Spa

    Thank you



    • Matthias Henrich2 months ago
      Matthias Henrich

      Matthias Henrich

      2 months ago

      Well thankfully thats over! Didn’t do quite as well as I’d hoped due to stopping 5-6 minutes to release a calf cramp, but still improved on my time from last year and got down to 97kg, so only 2 off my target weight. Got a nice commemorative medal from Cardiff too...

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    • Matthias Henrich3 months ago
      Matthias Henrich

      Matthias Henrich

      3 months ago

      First race day is here and I'm only 2kg off my target weight, so fairly pleased. Now I just got to get within my target time hmmm...

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    • Matthias Henrich4 months ago
      Matthias Henrich

      Matthias Henrich

      4 months ago

      Gulp! Not long now...

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    • peter harvey

      peter harvey

      Oct 7, 2018

      Go for it Mr H, a very worthy cause.Airportman Disco3 forum


    • Derek Laidlaw

      Derek Laidlaw

      Sep 28, 2018

      Run Matthias, run. Enjoy yourself and sorry I can’t be with you in Cardiff.


    • Rosalind Henrich

      Rosalind Henrich

      Apr 28, 2018

      Great cause, well done Mathias that’s amazing!


    • Richard Peel

      Richard Peel

      Apr 27, 2018

      They’re a really worthwhile cause - good luck Matthias.


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    Matthias Henrich

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    Lydney, UK

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