January 8th, 2024 | NEWS
Sport Changes Life is thrilled to announce a remarkable fundraising challenge by our esteemed ambassador Gareth Brown, who is gearing up to undertake another incredible feat in support of our foundation’s mission.
On the 4th of May 2024, Gareth will be taking on the gruelling Pennine Barrier, running an astonishing 50-mile ultra marathon in England to raise funds for Sport Changes Life.
This isn’t Gareth’s first endeavour in supporting our cause. In 2021, he showcased his dedication by successfully completing the ‘Stride the Stadia’ challenge alongside fellow SCL ambassador Chris Kirk. Together, they covered over 200 miles, walking between each of the Irish League’s Premiership football grounds within five days. Their joint effort resulted in an outstanding fundraising achievement, generating over £10,000 in support of Sport Changes Life’s programmes in the community.
CEO of Sport Changes Life, Alan Teggart, expressed his admiration for Gareth’s commitment, stating, “Gareth Brown’s passion and dedication to supporting Sport Changes Life is truly inspiring. His ongoing efforts in using sport to create positive change in communities resonate deeply with our mission. We are incredibly grateful for his continued support and determination in making a meaningful impact through his fundraising challenges.”
Gareth Brown himself shared his thoughts on the upcoming challenge, saying, “I am honoured to once again have the opportunity to support Sport Changes Life through this ultra marathon. The Pennine Barrier presents a demanding test, but the cause and the impact it can create are what drive me forward. I’m excited to push my limits while raising awareness and funds for a cause I deeply believe in.”
The upcoming 50-mile ultra marathon around the Pennine Barrier stands as a testament to Gareth Brown’s commitment to leveraging sports to effect positive change in society.
Sport Changes Life invites everyone to support Gareth in his fundraising efforts and join hands in making a difference through sport.
Stay tuned for updates on Gareth’s journey as he ramps up his training over the next four months.
In the meantime you can support Gareth’s challenge by Clicking Here