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Marathon Effort for the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation

  • Jazz's Cafe Shore Road Poole BH13 7PJ (map)

Kindly organised by JTYAF Trustee Joe Barnett, this is a great fundraising challenge.

The Challenge:       Walk from Sandbanks to Lymington in 1 day as part of a fundraising team for the fantastic local charity – JTYAF.

*Half marathon option also available

Arrangements:      Meet Saturday, September 9th At Jazz’s Café, Sandbanks at 8.00. The route will follow the coastal path with numerous toilet and refreshment opportunities. A steady pace with breaks will result in an arrival time at Lymington of 6.00. To mark the end point of the challenge we will have a pub meal at the Ship Inn with the return transport provided departing at 8pm, returning to Poole at 8.45.

Preparation:           26 miles is a challenge and will require some training. Please see the kiltwalk website for some excellent training tips (

On the day:             Appropriate kit/footwear and Mudeford ferry/pub money plus water bottle

*Half Marathon options:

Option 1                   Sandbanks – Highcliffe. Arriving at Highcliffe at approx.. 1.30. There are frequent returning buses.

Option 2                   Highcliffe to Lymington. Meet at Highcliffe at 1.30 to join the adventure including pub and return minibus.

For further info / book a place please contact Joe Barnett / 07736442950

To support Joe and his team please visit their JustGiving page.