Ben Short

Ben Short The Runaway Bride World Record attempt

Fundraising for ESSA
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Event: London Marathon 2018, on 22 April 2018
Participants: No one else is stupid enough to do this!

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Hi, my name is Ben and I am running the London Marathon on 22nd April 2018 to raise awareness of the local children’s charity ESSA. 

I am running this in a wedding dress (Male) attempting to break the World Record of 3:00.54 as part of my stag do because we should all get a chance to look like a princess in front of our friends and family.

Thank you a million times. So kind!
Currently dedicated miles are, sponsor £10 or more and let me know which mile you would like... (almost all gone!)

Mile 1- Michael Blight

Mile 2- Trish Cook

Mile 3- Wendy Perretta

Mile 4- Liz Parker

Mile 5- Team Henderson

Mile 6- Erin, Jamie & Melissa Birch

Mile 7- Debs & Eze

Mile 8- Team Fairchild 🥓

Mile 9- Available

Mile 10- Martin Clear

Mile 11- Judy & Mark Ross

Mile 12- Ali Howell

Mile 13- Gwyneth Boorer

Mile 14- Claire Dale

Mile 15- Dave Kelly

Mile 16- Louise & Lynda

Mile 17- Becky Pearce

Mile 18- Luke Wheadon

Mile 19- Super Southey

Mile 20- Jo Kingsnorth

Mile 21- Alex & Laura Page

Mile 22- Laura Fraser

Mile 23- Clare Compson Brown

Mile 24- Team Naish

Mile 25- Melanie Mitchell

Mile 26 to Finish- Lisa & Marc

My last chance to blame my 20’s for doing something silly before I get married and enter my 30s.

Thank you for reading. Every pound will spur me on to train more, thank you for being part of this challenge.


Follow my training here:


Instagram: @runrwaybride

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