There will be 40,000 people running in the Berlin Marathon on 26th September 2010. World record holder Haile Gebrselassie is one of them, the MHF's Matt Maycock is another. Who needs your support?
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Matt says: 'The Berlin Marathon is actually where the world record was broken in 2004 by Haile Gebrselassie in the quite amazing time of 2h03:59. Haile Gebrselassie is running again this year, although he will finish in well under half the time I'm hoping for (anything under 5 hours will do). A marathon is 42.195 kilometres or 26.219 miles so despite lots of training this is a major challenge.'
You can say that again, Matt.
As regular visitors to the MHF websites will know, the MHF provides an independent and authoritative voice for male health in England and Wales and tackles the issues and inequalities affecting the health and well-being of men and boys. The charity’s vision is a future in which all boys and men in England and Wales have an equal opportunity to attain the highest possible level of health and well-being making it is the perfect charity to support someone doing their first marathon. Please give generously.
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