Paul Hanson

London to Cape Town World Record Attempt

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The Aim:

Paul Hanson and George Coleman will beattempting to beat the world record of  driving from London to Cape Town. The currentrecord is set at 10 days, 3 hours and16 minutes. In the spirit of the record,it should be completed covering as much land as possible. Therefore notbypassing large areas of land via boat or flying.

We will be starting at Marble Arch, London at05:00 on the 15th January 2016. Aiming to finish at Mount Nelson Hotel, CapeTown less than 10 days later. Ensuring that we keep within the speed limits isessential.

Now we have two pages for your sponsorship. One will be this one on Just Giving ( which this money will go to the British Red Cross. The other page will be on Go Fund Me ( So please try and donate equally via both links.


We will be completing this challenge for two chosencharities. We are hoping to raise around £5000-£7500 through online and offlinedonations. Furthermore sponsorship options from companies are greatly accepted.Donations online will be through Just Giving and Just Giving Crowd Funding.

British Red Cross:

The British Red Cross ispart of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement; we support those in crisiswhoever and wherever they are. The raised money will support both local andglobal requirements. High profile work such as our health and sanitation workin West Africa during the Ebola crisis, our humanitarian work in Syria, aidingthe wounded and providing shelter for the displaced affected by war, have been carried out. Furthermoresupporting  the Nepalese Red Cross duringthe aftermath of the Nepalearthquakes.

Protrack Rhino TaskTeam:

ProtrackRhino Task Team is developed from the founders of Protack Anti-Poaching Unit.Which is the oldest and largest anti-poaching unit in South Africa. Protrack Rhino Task Team are trained by Protrack toprevent rhino poaching. Raised funds will go towards funding and supporting the anti-poachingteam. Furthermore they are raising funds to purchase a small plane to scanlarge poaching red spots.

You can donate to ProTrack via our Go Fund Me Page ( 100% of raised money will go to each charity.

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Yours Sincerly Paul and George

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About the charity

The British Red Cross Society

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The British Red Cross, a charity incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.

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