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Wayne Russell running the British Coast

Wayne Russell running the British Coast

Why we need your help

Wayne Russell, 34, was born and raised in Gloucester. He moved to London in his late teens, and has lived and worked there since.

His sister, Podsmead community hero Carmel Webb, died at the age of 35 on New Year’s Eve 2013, after a 10 year long battle with a rare heart condition. Regardless of her terminal illness, Carmel dedicated her life to charity, leaving behind her a legacy that won't soon be forgotten.

Inspired and motivated by his sister's commitment to doing good for the people around her, Wayne decided to run the entire coastline of Britain, all to raise money for Superhero Foundation, so we can help more families.

Wayne started in Greenwich, London on the 6th September 2015 and ran the 5000 miles. Equivalent to 200 marathons, in a very impressive 11 months.

Oh – and he did this all alone whilst recovering from a broken ankle held together by more screws than you'll find in your local B&Q!

Armed with only a tent, £1000 of his own money to last him and a few bits of equipment like a tracker, Wayne camped in the open, used public restrooms and experienced the kindness of others including a number of fire station squads on his journey.

A true Superhero who raised more than £30,000!!!


raised towards 25,000.00 target

 This campaign is now closed, and no longer accepting donations.

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Mar 21, 2017


Nov 07, 2016

Lauren Russell


Sep 27, 2016


Trusting in the goodness of strangers and receiving what they can offer is life affirming. Thank you for the opportunity of being one of those strangers on yours and your Superhero Foundation's journey.

(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Sep 25, 2016


Amazing achievement. Definitely inspiring and motivating me to get out on some serious runs and do more for good causes. This story has just touched my heart today. Congrats Wayne x

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Sep 16, 2016

Andrew Macalpine

Amazing achievement and great charity

(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Sep 07, 2016


(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Sep 03, 2016

Steve Walker

Just read the article in Runner's World - such a great thing to do in your sister's memory...

(plus 7.75 giftaid)

Aug 28, 2016

Congratulations from Vienna my dearest Wayne, you are an inspiration to us all! :-) xxxx


Aug 04, 2016

You crazy ****, just spent the last 20 minutes reading up on your story, have some money buzzurd, well done, talala

(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Aug 02, 2016

What an achievement! Well done. And great to see you the other night too.

(plus 5.00 giftaid)


Total raised so far


Total plus Gift Aid 31,002.14

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Raised offline 0.00

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