Robert Young


Dreams Come True Charity
Dreams Come True is a national charity which fulfills the dreams of terminally and seriously ill children aged 2-21 years of age. Every child has their own unique dream and making that dream come true for a child not only brightens their life but is a gift of joy and wonderful memories that parents and family will treasure forever. That's what we do at Dreams Come True every day. From specially adapted trykes to swimming with dolphins, meeting a favourite sports hero to a once in a life time holiday in the sun we can make dreams come true with your help. We receive no government or lottery funding and rely on our fund raisers to support our work. 25,000 children move into palliative care every year so please run for us and make more dreams come true.
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Robert Young - Marathon Man UK

Robert Young

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As you all know [b]i'm [/b]Robert Young, yes that crazy guy called MarathonManUK. In April 2014 I was just living a regular life in London with my small family. Then suddenly everything changed...

Profoundly moved by the charity fundraising stories I saw on BBC TV during the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014, I set off the very next day to run my first ever marathon and been running ever since. 

Since then I have been attempting to set multiple Records - and here are my stats so far

Holder of the longest run in history without sleep of 373.75 miles

Winner of the historical 3,080 mile TransCon Race

370 Marathons and ultras in 365 days (marathon to 140 miles in a day)

420 Marathons and ultras in 420 days

16,500+ miles

94 Official race wins



Good Question 

Trans-con Record (USA) 

48 hour + Records 

plus going to loads of races to meet all the wonderful runners

thats to start with 

Having had a very difficult childhood myself I am doing all this to raise money for children's charities.

My currect charity is Dreams Come True who help children with serious and life-limiting illnesses to have a special wish realised for them. It may be to go to their favourite football club to meet the players, or to fly off to Disneyland to meet Mickey Mouse and swim with dolphins. Whatever, it is a special treat that light's up one young person's difficult life, at least for one day, and something I believe is deserving of our support.

Recent donors

16.06.16 Robert, you continue to inspire and motivate us to do more to improve the lives of others. We're so glad we met you last year !! Linda (Rebecca Barnes mom) & David Corliss

07.06.16 You are Amazing Rob, have a great run.

02.06.16 Keep going Robert, you're doing amazing! Very inspiring to follow your journey. All the best wishes from Germany!

07.04.16 True Gent and absolute hero, all the best with reaching this target, I'll be doing my best to drum up support

23.11.15 Great, i cant imagine doing marathon once in a month. you have sent the standards very high so that one can reach it


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Linda Corliss
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