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Sidmouth Running Club member runs 100k in 10 Days for the Royal British Legion

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15th Nov 2021 | Local Sport

Tommy 10k Challenge Completed!
Tommy 10k Challenge Completed!

Sidmouth Running Club member, Ollie Goodchild-Horne has completed the Tommy 10k challenge 2021 for the Royal British Legion Industries.

The Mighty Green had to run 10k a day for 10 days - an impressive 100k in total.

Ollie ran mainly from his home in Budleigh gaining a PB on his first run. Day 3 was a hilly one which he ran with his dad and fellow MG, Adrian 'Gripper' Horne, who ran this challenge last year and inspired Ollie to sign up for this year. Ollie had the company of friend, Harry Savage on day 6 and day 10 saw him reach his target by running across Exmouth seafront on Remembrance Sunday.

Ollie was delighted and grateful for all the support and donations. He raised £175 which was over his target and will go towards supporting the RBL's most venerable veterans, those with disabilities or homeless.

The MG is giving his legs time to recover ready to run the Bicton Blister in a couple of weeks' time!

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