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Chris Thrall

Supporting Veterans' Mental Health

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My story

[vmgvideo class="ql-video" allowfullscreen="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Zr-0NwzVlT0?showinfo=0&rel=0&iv_load_policy=3" frameborder="0"][/vmgvideo][p][br][/p][p]My name is Chris Thrall. I’m an author, adventurer and former Royal Marines Commando (link to my bio below). Last year I ran an ultramarathon a day from John O’Groats to Land’s End. This year, on September 8th 2019, I will complete a quadruple ironman distance triathlon. [/p][p]That’s a 9.6-mile swim, a 450-mile cycle and a 104-mile run – in seven days[/p][p]I will be highlighting the alarming rate of veterans suicide and raising vital funds for Rock 2 Recovery, a veterans’ mental health charity.[/p][p]A quadruple ironman distance triathlon will present quite a challenge. I’m not a natural swimmer. The furthest I’ve ever cycled is fifty miles. I’ve not run more than four miles in training as I’m in constant chronic pain from degenerative spine damage and a host of other injuries. But no matter what hardship I endure, it will never be as much as some of our veterans are going through. [/p][p]So, how can you help?[/p][p]· You can cheer me on at Plymouth’s lido pool on Sunday 8th September from 9am onwards or cycle around Yelverton Aerodrome and Burrator reservoir with me on Monday through to Thursday[/p][p] [/p][p]· You can a make small donation or share a social media post[/p][p] [/p][p]· You can learn about the challenges some of us veterans face by reading my memoirs[/p][p] [/p][p]· You can support my charity and mental health work via the Patreon platform for only £2 per month. For that you get an invite to my annual talk and after party, a free life-coaching video every month and electronic copies of my books[/p][p] [/p][p]I’ll post all the relevant links below.[/p][p]And I’ll see you at the finish line – thank you.[/p][p]Donate at: [url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/QuadIronman]https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/QuadIronman[/url][/p][p]Facebook: [url=https://facebook.com/groups/QuadIronman]https://facebook.com/groups/QuadIronman[/url] [/p][p]Facebook: [url=https://facebook.com/ChrisThrall]https://facebook.com/ChrisThrall[/url][/p][p]Twitter: [url=https://twitter.com/ChrisThrall]https://twitter.com/ChrisThrall[/url] [/p][p]Instagram: [url=https://instagram.com/Chris.Thrall]https://instagram.com/Chris.Thrall[/url][/p][p]YouTube: [url=https://youtube.com/ChrisThrall]https://youtube.com/ChrisThrall[/url][/p][p]Memoirs: [url=https://amazon.co.uk/Chris-Thrall/e/B004HC7TOW]https://amazon.co.uk/Chris-Thrall/e/B004HC7TOW[/url][/p][p]Inspirational Speaking: [url=https://greatbritishspeakers.co.uk/speakers/chris-thrall/]https://greatbritishspeakers.co.uk/speakers/chris-thrall/[/url][/p][p]Chris Thrall’s bio and photos: [url=https://christhrall.com]https://christhrall.com[/url][/p][p]Support my work on Patreon for only £2 per month: [url=https://patreon.com/ChrisThrall]https://patreon.com/ChrisThrall[/url][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

08 Sep 2019


Oct 10, 2019

Chris Kavanagh

Hang in there mate

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 28, 2019

Alison Lothian

Well done on your amazing achievement 👏👏👏


Sep 27, 2019

Colin Beales

Well done Royal! Respect.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 27, 2019


Excellent effort from a very caring Royal Marine and human being. Well done Chris.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 24, 2019

Joyce Gunnery

Amazing. Well done, Chris.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 22, 2019

Nigel D

Amazing! Well done.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 21, 2019



Sep 21, 2019


Donated . Better late than never . Well done you such a great cause .

Sep 21, 2019


Outstanding Chris

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 21, 2019

Terry Cottington

Well done Chris !

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid