Epic 100km Jurassic Coast run for charity

Duncan Ross and daughter Pips
Duncan Ross and daughter Pips

Duncan Ross from Christchurch Rugby Club is taking on an epic challenge in June and running 100km through the night along the Jurassic Coast, in aid of Lewis-Manning Hospice Care and Clean Jurassic Coast.
The challenge will start at 8pm on 11th June in Weymouth and finish in Exmouth.
Southbourne based Duncan who is a teacher and also the Community Lead at Christchurch RFC said, “The Club chose Lewis-Manning as their nominated charity partner for the 2021/22 season and that is why I have decided to complete this challenge for them, as well as Clean Jurassic Coast, both causes very close to my heart.”
 “I have seen first-hand the amazing work that hospices do. My wonderful step-dad Glyn was cared for by one in his last few weeks, so this is very personal to me and my family.
“I spend a lot of time on the Jurassic Coast and am a big believer in eco and going green. I enjoy doing organised Clean Jurassic Coast beach cleans with my daughter, Pips, and we’re incredibly proud to be a part of this and making a difference, helping to preserve the planet for future generations.
“It’s been a journey to get challenge fit as I broke my ankle last year, whilst playing rugby.  My recovery has been good though and I’m really pleased to be ready for this! I shall be undertaking the challenge with a good, long-time friend Nelly.”
Donations can be made via Duncan’s Just Giving Page https://bit.ly/37yqBRA

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