Next month an intrepid team of runners will take on the islands in a multi island, coast running, boat hoping adventure. The crew have done a few 10k races and the odd marathon in the past but concocted this challenge to make themselves worthy of the ‘Ultra’ prefix. Initially the discounted standard Ultra events so decided to create their own and ‘a pint or 2 later’ they had a firm vision to run around Sark, Alderney, Herm, Guernsey and Jersey. As the weeks progressed and the hangovers faded, the planning and preparation gained some traction and clarity. The eight started drinking less and training more as they set themselves to become the first group of guys to complete the challenge within a 48hr time window. Why? Why not! They told us ‘Whatever you think, we’d appreciate your support, emotionally and financially!’ All the funds we raise will go in support of a fantastic charity – MIND; an independent charity that provides support to people living with mental illness. The team are going to be supported by Quay Boats and Rubis who will be helping the crew get between the islands. They can set a challenge and run 108 miles, but they can’t walk on water!

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