Marks Ultra Desert Torture!

Mark Hillier

Target: £5,000.00



Start Date: 08-Jan-2018

End Date: 30-Apr-2018

Event Date: 06-Apr-2018

About my fundraising

Hi and thanks for visiting my fundraising page!

For those of you who generously donated last year (for my 57 mile non stop ultra marathon) - you'll be pleased to know that this year I've properly lost my marbles and decided to up the ante by competing in the Marathon Des Sables (reputed to be the toughest footrace on earth).

I've no idea if I'm still in the midst of my midlife crisis or if I just like the idea of extreme physical pain, mixed with mental torture - all dished out in the comfort of 120 degree heat.! Come mid April I'll know the answer.

The Marathon Des Sables is a pretty much self sufficient 6 day ultra-marathon held in the southern Sahara over a course of approx. 156 (254km) miles. Which is the equivalent of running from London to Dover, deciding not to go to France after all and running back again. In 120 degree heat. With a full backpack on (so carrying all my food, my bed etc. etc.!)

I'll be running the equivalent of a marathon each day - a...more more

P.S. When you make a donation, don't forget to check the Gift Aid box if you're a UK taxpayer as then your charity can claim an extra 25% from the government!

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Angeladonation22-Apr-2018£20.00£5.00Better late than never! Well done
David Russelldonation16-Apr-2018£25.00£6.25You are officially MAD !! Keep going.
The fearnleysdonation15-Apr-2018£25.00Insane! Well done, whatever next?
Jane Hourigandonation13-Apr-2018£20.00£5.00
Philippe Noyondonation12-Apr-2018£50.00£12.50Legend.
Stephanie Curriedonation12-Apr-2018£10.00Fantastic achievements Mark. Watching your progress on FB X
Charlotte & Rich Strachandonation11-Apr-2018£20.00£5.00You can do this! Xxx
Lucy Mooredonation11-Apr-2018£10.00£2.50You are doing AMAZING!! From Lucy & Darren Moore
Kim Sprottdonation10-Apr-2018£50.00Craziest thing I've ever heard - best of luck!
Donald Rossdonation10-Apr-2018£50.00Keep running...
Nicky Buckdonation10-Apr-2018£10.00£2.50Hope it's all going well for you! Good Luck!
Tony & Kerry Huntdonation08-Apr-2018£15.00One of the hardest races in the world. Very best of luck!
Shelley & Deandonation08-Apr-2018£15.00Good luck Mark!! You crazy man! Xx
Emma, Mike and the three sprogsdonation08-Apr-2018£15.00Go for it you loon!!!!!!! Xxx
KAREN MURRINdonation07-Apr-2018£25.00£6.25Good Luck Mark! We'll be thinking of you Karen, Paul & Billy
Matt Davisdonation07-Apr-2018£100.00£25.00You?re one crazy cat. Keep the faith and don?t stop moving!
Sid and Joe Farneydonation07-Apr-2018£10.00£2.50Wow!
Ashley Challisdonation06-Apr-2018£25.00£6.25Good Luck Buddy... God Speed !
Thomas Hagermandonation06-Apr-2018£25.00£6.25Good luck sir! Run hard!
Ma & Malcdonation05-Apr-2018£50.00£12.50
Paul Hopkinsdonation05-Apr-2018£200.00£50.00Smash it !!! If not can I get cash back?
James and Tinadonation04-Apr-2018£50.00£12.50Good luck Mark you Crazy Fool.
Tracey Hickforddonation03-Apr-2018£5.00£1.25Good luck with your challenge Mark
Lee Hardiedonation03-Apr-2018£25.00£6.25Good Luck mate looking forward to seeing the photos
Dave Nealedonation03-Apr-2018£60.00£15.00Make sure you finish Spooney. Or I'll have my money back!
Macdonation03-Apr-2018£50.00£12.50Go Go Go!
Steve, Fleur & Izzydonation03-Apr-2018£50.00£12.50Well done mark !! I?ll be with you every step of the way .
Tom & Madeleinedonation03-Apr-2018£100.00£25.00We wish you all the very best - just come back safe!

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