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Rich's sub-20 100km Mac Challenge

Richard Cowler / Fundraise for RUN

Run the Maclehose trail (Trailwalker route) of 100km + 4,730m on 24 October 2020 in less than 20-hours to help RUNHK rehabilitate refugees through sports, education, and beyond.
  • $15,735

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  • $10,000

    Goal

  • 28

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    Guy Peppiatt

    $300.00 / 333 days ago

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    John O’CONNOR

    $300.00 / 338 days ago

    Rich’s commitment and determination is an inspiration and the weather has arrived with perfect timing. The stars have aligned and with a worthy cause as your tailwind let the horses loose! Good luck, I know you can do it!

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    Kenneth Lopez

    $200.00 / 340 days ago

    Go, go Rich!

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    Laura Knight

    $206.00 / 341 days ago

    Go Uncle Rich!!

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    Jason Benham

    $500.00 / 344 days ago

    Can't believe it's 4 years since we did this Rich. Good luck mate. I'm sure you'll easily smash our time and get sub 20 ... just don't pull up after the first 2 km ;-) Cheers, J

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    Anonymous

    $400.00 / 345 days ago

    This is mad but beautiful! I think you've taken the whole stairway to heaven thing to another level! I love the fact you dont even mention the nearly 5K extra! May the wind be at your back... Be strong, be safe. Be amazing! 🏃🏼‍♂️🥳

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    $300.00 / 349 days ago

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    Richard Cowler

    $731.30 / 352 days ago

    This donation was made on behalf of Julia and Terry Stephens, and Kamla Dilrajh. Thank you!!!

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    Thomas Warren

    $206.00 / 355 days ago

    Put the wrong amount in first time round - topping up here :) Back on the log Cowler!

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    Thomas Warren

    $309.00 / 355 days ago

    Who’s going to carry the BOATS?!?! Get it done for Boat Crew Two chief! Love from Tom & Vix

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    Paul Greenlaw

    $1,545.00 / 355 days ago

    Really impressed with your efforts and dedication Richard. Let's push for 20,000.

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    Richard Cowler

    $515.00 / 358 days ago

    This is donated on behalf of Jeanette & Alan Cowler & Lyn Hughes.

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    Kevin Tither

    $515.00 / 359 days ago

    Go forth and prosper and show that government workers have a conscience ... and better than ... those that don’t.

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    Angela Blake Peugh

    $515.00 / 360 days ago

    Absolutely love this effort for such a great group of people and organization! Great job Rich and wishing you the best of luck out there on the trails! ❤️🙌

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    Leung Kit

    $500.00 / 360 days ago

    Rich, go for it!

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    Philip Wood

    $200.00 / 360 days ago

    Good Luck Rich

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    Richard Cowler

    $1,030.00 / 360 days ago

    This donation is made on behalf of my generous colleagues Jerry, Joe, Luana & Chris. Thank you for your support.

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    Angel Li

    $309.00 / 360 days ago

    Rich, have a great time! Running with joy!

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    Stephanie Besson

    $100.00 / 360 days ago

    Giid luck Richard! You're my hero!!

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    Annie Chan

    $206.00 / 361 days ago

    Go Go Go Rich!!!

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    $1,000.00 / 361 days ago

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    John Orams

    $300.00 / 361 days ago

    Good luck Richard. Gar Yow! 🙂👍

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    Marilyn Cowler

    $300.00 / 361 days ago

    Go go Ricardo!!

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    Richard Cowler

    $2,492.60 / 365 days ago

    This donation was made by the staff at my office, the NET Section. A big thanks to Heledd, Marian, Michele, Linda, Patricia, Jojo, Anita, John, Rachael, Fiona, Hetel, Al, Julien, Sue B, Lionel, Carol & Joey.

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    $200.00 / 369 days ago

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    Kar Chi Yip

    $300.00 / 372 days ago

    Full Support!

About Rich's sub-20 100km Mac Challenge

Four years ago I ran the Maclehose (Trailwalker route) in 23 hours and I've been training for 8 months so I can put the pedal to the metal and beat that by at least 3 hours. On the day I'll have support from logistics genius, Paul Greenlaw, who'll be supporting all day and late into the night (hopefully not too late into the night! big thanks to you Paul), making sure I'm recharged with food and water and I'm kicked out of the support points super pronto. Raising money for RUN Hong Kong will really focus our attention on achieving that goal for you sponsors and helping to rehabilitate vulnerable refugees through sports, education, and beyond! 

The Maclehose Trail runs from the east of the New Territories in Hong Kong  to the west. The course is 97.94 km long and +6,562m of elevation gain. It will be a semi-supported run, meaning I will run with and carry at all times my own gear, food and water but I will have support points along the way to stock up on food and water.

The running community has been supporting the work of RUN HK for many years. And I've heard many testimonies to the powerful work that it does. A volunteer at RUN HK writes ' RUN HK (Rebuild, Unite, Nurture) ...(is) a small charity that is making a mighty impact among the most vulnerable refugees in Hong Kong by helping them to recover from trauma and creating a resilient and empowered refugee community through various programmes including sports. Over the years that I have been involved with RUN HK I have seen firsthand the tangible positive difference the mental health rehabilitation programmes is making. No surprise that the UNHCR recently praised RUN HK for its work.'

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