Mick Hill

Mick vs the Marathon des sables

Fundraising for Airborne Gunner Trust
£5,612
raised of £5,000 target
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Event: Marathon Des Sables 2022, from 25 March 2022 to 4 April 2022
We Raise funds for our HM forces community to support serving, families and Veterans

Story

On Friday 25 March 2022 I will be flying to The Moroccan Sahara to take on the notorious Marathon des Sables (MdS) to raise funds for the Airborne Gunner Trust, a charity run by soldiers for soldiers The trustees are all serving soldiers who support this charity in their own time and none of us a take a wage. So when I say every single penny you help me raise goes to a soldier, veteran or family in need, I mean it.

The support that I have had over the last 24 months of fundraising has been incredible, it's genuinely changed lives and helped A LOT of people (and animals). But I ask you once more dear friends for your support. This is my biggest challenge to date and it may just be my last.

The world's toughest foot race, the MdS covers 250km across the Sahara desert carrying all your own food and equipment. With temperatures of 50 degrees across rolling sand dunes, salt flats and mountainous climbs, this race will challenge me like no other and the training commitment on top of my work will be substantial. However, the Trust is a new charity and urgently needs funds to meet its objectives and I am ready to step forward and take this on.

It would mean the world to me if with your help and support we can hit those targets and continue to make a difference. Follow along on my socials for more details and to see how the training is coming along!


About the charity

The Airborne Gunner Trust is the official Charity of 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery. Our aim is to enhance the welfare provision to our serving and Veteran members, including their families, whilst also supporting the local community where possible.

Donation summary

Total raised
£5,611.77
+ £1,040.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£4,891.77
Offline donations
£720.00

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