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james page

Longest Day Deca

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]So at 05:30 am on 11th June 2019 My challenge The Longest Day Deca will begin. So what is it? Its a continuous Deca Iron Triathlon completed continuously. That's all the swim, then the bike and finishing with the run in 10 days or less. The distances do make me worry as they are quite daunting. They are:-[/p][p]* 24 mile swim in a 25 metre pool - that's 1520 lengths[/p][p]* 1120 mile bike set on a 26 mile circuit on the Blackdown Hills. Its like riding the length of the country and half way back.[/p][p]* 262 mile run set on a 7 mile circuit - its like running from London to Newcastle. [/p][p]I am raising money for two great charities. [url=https://childbereavementuk.org/]Child Bereavement UK[/url] and [url=https://www.bigmoose.co/]Big Moose[/url] based in Cardiff. Both charities do some amazing things.[/p][p]I became connected with Child Bereavement UK a few years back when my wife and her two sisters ran the London Marathon for the charity in memory of their brother Jake who had died at just 18 years old. At the time of his death Child Bereavement UK did not exist. Thankfully today they are, and continue to provide essential support for families that have lost someone close to them.They really do change lives. [/p][p]I became aware of Big Moose about 3 years ago and was drawn to them for their work with disabled children and their work with the homeless. I was inspired by their Super Triathlon for the children, they have since organised three of these. Check out their videos (warning - you may shed a tear or two).[/p][p]You can follow my journey on [/p][p]Website - [url=http://www.longestdaydeca.co.uk/index.html ]http://www.longestdaydeca.co.uk/index.html [/url][/p][p]Instagram -[url=http:// https://www.instagram.com/longestdaydeca/] https://www.instagram.com/longestdaydeca/[/url][/p][p]Twitter - [url=https://twitter.com/longestdaydeca ]https://twitter.com/longestdaydeca [/url][/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

11 Jun 2019


May 23, 2019


One of the children I look after farther died in tragic accident last year. I have support this charity having seen the divesting effect it has had on all family. Thank you James for helping such good cause good luck


May 23, 2019

Tom and Caroline Lynch

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 23, 2019


Well done. A great cause!

£2.00 plus £0.50 Gift Aid

May 23, 2019

Graeme hall

James I’m in awe of what you’re doing and all for an incredible charity. You should be very proud of all your hard work. I will be watching with great interest. Good luck.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 22, 2019

Ollie Cochran

Best of luck with this challenge

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 17, 2019


Jim, good luck!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 16, 2019


What a great cause. will be following this James, best of luck.

May 15, 2019



May 15, 2019

Tom Hayward

Good luck, bro. Awesome challenge.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 10, 2019

Si Webb

Smash it mate

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid