Comrades Double For Cancer Charity

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LettieRunAdrian Saffy,  Michael de Haast and Guy Allen ran a very unique double Comrades Marathon last weekend.

Recognizing the suffering of cancer patients, the trio decided to start in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday 1st June and run the Jonsson Valley Run, a 112km route along the trails that line the Duzi River to Durban. This epic journey took them 18 hours amid temperatures of 38 degrees in the valley of a Thousand Hills. Having successfully reached the Blue Lagoon, where the river exits into the sea, the trio grabbed a few hours rest before lining up at 5am for the start of the Comrades Marathon: an 87km journey back to Pietermaritzburg.

Inspired by the spirit and fight of their friend Nikki “Lettie” Haynes, who was diagnosed with cancer 3 years ago, they decided to take on this challenge to raise awareness for cancer patients and also much need funds for Lettie in her fight against cancer.

They all successfully completed the Comrades Marathon on a day that proved to very hard for all the athletes.

The fight against cancer continues and if you would like to support this fight you can donate into the following account:
The Lettie fight Fund, Acc No: 62410257085, FNB BANK, Branch Code: 250655

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