WELL DONE TO IAIN ABERDEEN COMLETING THE MARATHON DES SABLES FOR CHARITY

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Newcastle Fencing Club coach Iain Aberdeen completed the huge challenge and completed the equivalent of 5 marathons in hot dessart in the Marathon des Sables on Friday 11th April.

http://www.darbaroud.com/en/2014-edition/the-race.html

Iain took up this the Sahara desert challenge is in aid of two North East based charities: the Children’s Heart Unit at the Freeman and Newcastle Fencing and Sports Trust.

This has been over a year in the planning, requiring intense training to attempt one of the hardest foot races in the world!

You can donate through the just giving page www.justgiving.com/desert2014 or by texting “SAND10 £amount to 70070

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March 21, 2014