David Hellard

Charity

Street Child
Street Child believes that that every child deserves the right to live in a safe, secure home and the chance to receive a quality education. Starting in Sierra Leone, ranked in 2008 by the UN as the world’s least developed country, we strive to see every child enjoying these two basic rights. Street Child’s principal programmes are: 1) a street based programme supporting children off the street and into family and school; 2) an education development programme specialising in building schools and training teachers in remote rural areas bereft of educational facilities. All of Street Child’s programmes are delivered with local implementing partners. Together we helped over 2000 children off the street and over 10,000 children into school in Sierra Leone from 2008-2012.


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David Hellard's Marathon Des Sables Page

Fundraiser: 
David Hellard

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/DavidHellard

The Challenges are back! I'm taking on the following list of feats to raise money for Street Child, an incredible charity, helping educate street children in the world's poorest countries. If you have any other suggestions get in touch, as the list in not yet complete. The idea is you donate more money, the more of these list I acheive. 

1) Defend the Eliminator marathon - Tick - New Course Record -SWEET!

2) Podium at Man Vs Mountain - TICK - New Course Record - Super Sweet!

3) Podium at the Afghanistan marathon - 10th October TICK (kind of) Unofficially 3rd (if you discount the locals on motorbikes)

4) Break the record for the London Underground Marathon 

5) Podium at the Fan Dance (SAS Selection Test) - Withdraw due to ankle

6) Podium at an Ultra - TICK - 3 for 3 so far - Dorset Coastal Trail Ultra 33m, Country 2 Capital 45m, Pilgrim Challenge 66m

6) Finish elite at the Marathon de Sable 'The Toughest Footrace on Earth'

7) Finish top 20 in the Marathon de Sable

8) Finish 1st Brit at the Marathon de Sable

This is also the fundraising page for Beer Belly Running and all of its events. Street Child is the most worthwhile charity I have come across - they help street children and build schools in the world's poorest and most ravaged countries. Add ontop of that there's an ebola outbreak and they need your money ASAP!

To give you an idea of where your money goes, here are some examples:

£1         Buys a child a pair of sandals.

£5         Buys a rucksack, exercise books, pens and pencils for school.

£15       Feeds a child twice a day for a month.

£40       Pays for a child to attend school for an entire year.

£100     Pays the monthly salary of a nurse or social worker.

£500     Funds a child from life on the street to life at home. This includes school fees, counselling, skills training, sanitary products, staff costs, and the small business grant their families can receive to help them set up on their own and support their own children.

£1000+ Funds the construction of a temporary class-room or mini-‘school’ in a rural

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The page is a combination of money raised by his stupid challenges and money for entering events such as King of the spHill, Beat the Barrel and The Great British Beerathon.

Challenges undertaken in 2013

1) Pacemake the Brighton marathon in under 3.15 (with no tapering) – top 7% of marathon runners. Tick - 3.14

2)  Run the London marathon a week later and be winning the entire race at the 400 meter point – will take some positioning and going flat out to catch Mo Farah, he’ll be averaging 71 seconds per 400 and I’ll be starting downfield. Tick - leading the London Marathon

3)  Finish the London marathon in a good for age time of sub 3.10 (with no tapering) – top 5% of marathon runners, target 2 could scupper this. Tick - 3.03

4)  Top ten in the world’s largest assault course 3 weeks later (20 miles and 200 obstacles) - harder than a marathon. Tick - fastest time

5)  Podium at the Sierra Leone marathon - two weeks later. Tick - first international finisher

6)  Finish the Sierra Leone marathon 2.50-3hrs – average temperature 31C (88F ) - top 1-3% marathon runners. Fail - 3.15, food coming up and out.

ABOUT THE MARATHON AND STREET CHILD OF SIERRA LEONE

Thanks all

David

Recent donors

30.04.16 Beer Belly. Tremendous achievements David!

30.04.16

29.04.16 Inspiring stuff Princess!

28.04.16 For Beerathon

28.04.16 Beerathon 2016 as part of Leachy's stag do!

27.04.16 BEERATHON YES PLEASE

27.04.16 Happy Birthday Hellard - the man machine legend continues! Strength and Honour...

27.04.16 Beerathon 2016 :)

26.04.16 BEER BELLY BEER ATHERLON

26.04.16 Me again, Beerathon this time, love you buddy!

25.04.16 I am amazed reading about your exploits David. Be proud of what you are doing for such an amazing cause.

25.04.16 Great British Beerathon Boom! Again, well done David on MDS!

24.04.16 Amazing!

24.04.16 Well done Mate, spectacular effort!!

24.04.16 Simply awesome!

24.04.16 We're not worthy!!

24.04.16 Well done Dave Inspirational stuff

24.04.16

24.04.16 Well done, you crazy legend! x

24.04.16 Well done mate. Incredible MDS result and fair play for running London so soon after!!

24.04.16 You are an inspiration to us all. Top brit in the desert, awesome - truly awesome! I look forward to seeing what you choose to do next

24.04.16 From a MQ

24.04.16 Top banana , well done you legend.

24.04.16 Followed your Sable posts, was rooting for you. Knew you had the strength-of-body to tackle it, but so impressed with the strength of mind it took to overcome the rough early days. Huge achievement, well done x

24.04.16 Stunning mds effort,

£42,708.00

Running total

Target:
£100,000.00
Total raised incl. Gift Aid:
£45,575.26
Total donors:
364
Last donor:
Jonny Killey
30.04.16  
Offline fundraising:
£29,966.00
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