Five Marathons in Five Days for The Foundation

Five Marathons in Five Days for The Foundation

In May 2024, Jon Cooke, Trustee of The Fine & Country Foundation, and Sean Newman of Fine & Country Midlands laced up their running shoes and embarked on an incredible journey along the Grand Union Canal Towpath. Covering more than 30 miles per day, the pair were also joined by Craig Dyce, current age group World and European Duathlon Champion. Despite facing the physical toll of sore legs and strapped-up ankles, Cooke, Newman, and Dyce persevered through, travelling a total of 154 miles across five days. The team began their challenge at Gas Street Basin in Birmingham, winding through the picturesque countryside of Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, and the Chilterns, before concluding their epic run at Fine & Country's Park Lane office in London on Monday 20th May. The primary purpose of this extraordinary undertaking was to raise funds for The Fine & Country Foundation, an organisation established in 2014 by Malcolm Lindley and Sean Newman. Dedicate...

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