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Richard Penny

The Wall Ultra Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

History[p]In 2017, my father-in-law was suddenly taken ill, and although surviving major surgery in previous years, we sadly lost him in July of that year. The sad news didn’t end there. My mother-in-law was diagnosed with cancer in October of the same year. As her condition was terminal she was admitted to St Leonards Hospice in York where she received dedicated care and we received tremendous support. She quietly passed away in January 2018.[/p][p]I wish, therefore, to say thank you to St Leonards for their kindness and devotion by running an Ultra and raising as much money as possible to support such a worthwhile and caring charity.[/p][p]As I enjoy a challenge; a real challenge, albeit physical or mental, on the 15th June 2019 I will be relying on the pure determination to run 111km (69 miles) from Carlisle to Newcastle, hopefully completing the course within one day and before the sun sets![/p][p]Over the next 6 months, I will write a regular blog of my training and keep you up-to-date with how the fundraising is going. Our company, Oak By Design, will be sponsoring me for the entrance fees, travelling expenses and equipment needed to complete the training and actual event.[/p]

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2019 The Wall

2019 The Wall

15 Jun 2019


Apr 15, 2019

Brian Schofield

A great cause Richard, you’re a brave man . Good Luck Brian

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 15, 2019

Darren Long

Good luck Richard. From all at Ignite!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 11, 2019

Old Codgers of Marton Le Moor

Good Luck Richard if any body can do it can you as you have the will to succeed.


Mar 15, 2019


Good luck with the Ultra. Please enter me to win the oak bench. Thank you


Mar 2, 2019

Andrew Berzins

Good Luck Richard!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid