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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Mark you Calendars, Marathon Man is coming!

Martin Parnell, of MQ250 Fame (Marathon Quest 250), will be running a Marathon in Fish Creek Park on Sunday May 16th. This Marathon will be brought to you by the ‘Cool Kids’.


Martin’s goal this year is to raise $250,000.00 for the organization ‘Right to Play’.

Right To Play is an international, humanitarian organization that uses sport and play programs to improve health, develop life skills, and foster peace for children and communities in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the world.

Right To Play also works in over 4,500 Canadian schools to inspire children and support their right to grow and learn, through physical activity.

To raise awareness for this important cause, Martin will attempt to run 250 marathons this year. He started on Jan 1, 2010 and has completed 63 marathons to date! This weekend he will complete his 64th and 65th in Boston, with the 65th on Monday being the granddaddy of them all, the Boston Marathon.

Martins website and blog is a very interesting read! I especially like the parts where Martin constantly gets scolded by his team of caregivers for beating up his body so much on a daily basis. Fun Fact! Martin has to take in 5000 calories in a day, which means when he isn’t running marathons, he is eating.

Stay tuned to your email and this blog for details of this incredible event, and please think about some fundraising for this cause. I have created a fundraising team at MQ250, where you can donate directly to this very worthy cause, I put a goal of $2000.00 for our goal and I think we can blow the top off that! Click here to go directly to the ‘Cool Kids’ pledge form and help Martin achieve his goals!

The run itself has a couple of loops built in so you can run any distance you want with Martin and still be back to your car at the end. I will provide more details in the next few days.

Thank you to Martin and his team for coming to run with the ‘Cool Kids!’.

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