Marathon des Sables

Jon Goodland is taking part in the Marathon des Sables between 3-10 April 2010. Billed as ‘The toughest footrace on earth’. This cover 250 km in 7 days across the Sahara desert carrying all your own equipment and food.

Jon will be running on behalf of Facing Africa, a charity that works to combat NOMA, an infectious disease that effects the face and jaws, which kills 125,000 children aged between 1-6 years per year. Facing Africa works on raising awareness of this disease which can be easily treated in it early stages and providing reconstructive surgery and help for its
survivors.

You can sponsor Jon directly by going to http://www.facingafrica.org/FA08/content/site/en/pages/donatenow/default.asp

 

Then under section3 click on the ‘I am sponsoring a competitor in the Marathon des Sables’, and fill in Jon Goodland and Mds 2010