Budapest Expats Complete Marathon Effort For Local Charity

  • 14 Apr 2010 6:01 AM
Budapest Expats Complete Marathon Effort For Local Charity
"I am delighted to report that Harry Harron and Simon Saunders have successfully completed the Marathon des Sables. Both are well and will arrive back in Budapest on Tuesday [13 April] afternoon." So reported appeal chairman Patrick McMenamin.

Jock MacKenzie, chairman of the Robert Burns International Foundation, added:... " I had a lovely surprise call from Simon and Harry this afternoon [11 April] from Morocco to say that they had arrived (within the first 50% of 800 runners) with details to follow. The principle message was that they were pleased and proud to have been a part of RBIF during the journey which part had stimulated them beyond measure!"

Harry Harron  - pictured left - and Simon Saunders - on the right -  have run over 250km, in a total of nearly 45 hours, all in aid of underprivileged children in Hungary.

SOTE II clinic in Budapest will benefit from their marathon efforts, sponsorship funds are still welcome and donations can be made via their blog:

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