On the 3rd October 2021, our Head of Fundraising and Communications, Mark, will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon on behalf of Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust (WWSET).
The 26.2 mile London Marathon is one of the most iconic running events in the world, taking in some of London’s most famous landmarks, and Mark will
To donate to WWSET and cheer Mark around the course, click here!
He said, “I had previously been a very keen runner, and I have actually run the London Marathon three times before (in 2015, 2016 and 2017), but I have not run much in recent times. Running the 2021 London Marathon for WWSET, Unfortunately, my fitness and conditioning have pretty much gone and my weight has crept up! This means that this will be the trickiest marathon I’ve ever done! However, I do love a challenge and I used to really enjoy running, so I am really excited to get back to it for a really good cause.”
WWSET is the official charitable partner of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club and uses the power and the brand of the Chairboys to bring about long-lasting change in the community local to High Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire. Using our passion for empowering people to be the best versions of themselves possible and creating positive change, their aim is to deliver high-quality projects which generate life-changing habits through Education & Employability, Health & Wellbeing, Social Inclusion & Cohesion and Sports Participation.
In order to support Mark, we will be checking in on him regularly, and sharing updates to his running diary. We are also on the verge of announcing a new partnership with a local running club with some really exciting benefits to our community, and they will also be supporting Mark in his running journey. Keep your eyes peeled for further updates on that!
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