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Mark Allison - Run Geordie Run

Around The World Run

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]Thank you for stopping by my donation page. I am an extreme distance runner and I've been fundraising for many years since the death of both of my parents due to cancer.[/b][/p][p]Using my fundraising nickname, Run Geordie Run, I am currently on a 20,000 mile circumnavigation of the world, running on land, in aid of St. Benedict's Hospice.[/p][p]The journey is being done in 9 stages with 5 having been done already.[/p][p][b][u]The current stage is:[/u][/b][/p][p][b]6) 2021 - The Road to Nur Sultan (Formerly Astana)[/b][/p][p][b]Kiev, Ukraine to Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. 2000 miles. [/b][/p][p][b]£2532.58 raised for St. Benedict's Hospice so far.[/b][/p][p][b][u]The previous stages were:[/u][/b][/p][p][b]1) 2007 - UK (£51,634 raised)[/b][/p][p]John O'Groats to Lands End. 874 miles in 37 days.[/p][p][b]2) 2011 - USA (£105,717.80 raised)[/b][/p][p]Huntington Beach, California to Coney Island New York. 3,100 miles in 100 days.[/p][p][b]3) 2013 - Australia (£55,126.60 raised)[/b][/p][p]Cottesloe Beach, Perth to Shellharbour, Sydney. 2,384 miles in 82 days.[/p][p][b]4) 2016 - Europe (£55,147.25 raised)[/b][/p][p]Lisbon, Portugal to Belgrade, Serbia. 2,633 miles in 83 days. [/p][p][b]5) 2018 - The Road to Astana (Part 1) (£59,041.50 raised)[/b][/p][p][b]Belgrade, Serbia to Kiev, Ukraine. 808 miles.[/b][/p][p][b][u]The future stages are:[/u][/b][/p][p][b]7) 2023 - China[/b][/p][p]Astana, Kazakhstan to Shanghai, China. 3500 miles.[/p][p][b]8) 2025 - Japan[/b][/p][p]Cape Sata to Cape Soya. 2300 miles.[/p][p][b]9) 2027 - New Zealand[/b][/p][p]Northerly tip of North Island to Southerly tip of South Island. 2309 miles.[/p][p][b]In total, that's 20,000 miles around the world, on 4 continents, through 20 countries.[/b][/p][p]A detailed blog of the journey so far around the world can be read at [url=http://www.rungeordierun.com/]www.rungeordierun.com[/url].[/p][p][b]Any donation made, in aid of St. Benedict's Hospice, no matter how large or small, will be greatly appreciated. [/b][/p][p]Thanks in anticipation of your kind support.[/p][p]Mark[/p][p][b][u]Overall totals raised to date around the world (as at 15/09/19):[/u][/b][/p][p]St. Benedict's Hospice - £134,659.75[/p][p]North of England Children's Cancer Research - £250.00[/p][p]The Children's Foundation - £145,378.56[/p][p]The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation - £48,911.42[/p][p]Useful Vision - £8,200.37[/p][p][b][u]GRAND TOTAL - £329,199.73[/u][/b][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

04 Jun 2018


Aug 22, 2019

Chris Tuckey

Thanks for the cherry juice tip. It really helps, however I still can't run 10 miles on consecutive days. I've no idea how you manage this!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2019

Steve Corrigan

Keep up the good work! I shall wear the shirt with pride (along with the ones I already have).

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 6, 2019

Nadeem Parvez

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

May 30, 2019

Steve Bird

Well done Mark!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 16, 2019

Rick Cottrell

A remarkable achievement. Good luck with the remainder of your journey.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 15, 2019

Mark Allison

In lieu of lunch from Nadeem

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 12, 2019


Good luck Mark - the journey continues :)

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 9, 2019

Mark Allison

In lieu of lunch from Nadeem

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 27, 2019

James Weatherley

Looking forward to seeing you back in shape having run off the Thai meals. Stay safe.


Apr 26, 2019


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid