Navy chap in the London marathon

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  1. Anyone see the person interviewed by the BBC during the London marathon at tower bridge? He said he was in the Navy but did a lot of work with the marines. He was runnng the whole thing with 36lbs on his back! He's running for help the heroes and apparently people have been giving him a lot of support on the way. Monty was his name.

    Good for him.
  2. Another Forces runner today, an incredibly tough Royal Marine:

    From the BBC:

    From the MoD Oracle:
    Ben will be giving blood, sweat and tears for this but is still around £2,500 short of his target, so if anyone is feeling generous, please throw a few pounds his way. CLICK HERE TO GO TO BEN'S 'JUST GIVING' PAGE
  3. I have the utmost admiration for all marathon runners from the professional athletes to the ordinary man or woman running for their chosen charity, it shows the human spirit at its very best and well done to everyone who took part.

    Thank you for the link to Bens' Giving Page. :thumbleft:
  4. Purple_twiglet

    Purple_twiglet War Hero Moderator

    Saw Ben running - a total inspiration and I made sure I shouted myself hoarse when I saw him at Limehouse.
  5. Fabulous news! As of this evening, Ben has exceeded his target:

  6. Hes done even better.

    Fundraising target: £10,000.00
    Donations so far: £ 10,251.00

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