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About Run the World

I'm running 10 km in every country in the world - a total of 205 countries - by the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. I'm doing the Run the World challenge to promote the benefits of sport and physical activity and to raise money for cancer research following the death of my mother from cancer. If you'd like to donate to Cancer Research - https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ - then I know they'd be very grateful.

Run 101 : Guatemala – Guatemala City

Many years ago, in the pre-children era, Liz and I did a coach tour through Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. The Guatemalan leg took in Tikal and Antigua – both highly recommended – before ending at Guatemala City airport. There were … Continue reading

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Run 100 : Mexico – Mexico City

Please give generously to Cancer Research : https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ Date : 26th March, 2017 Time :  52’ 49” Total distance run to date : 1000 km Run map and details : https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1682370704 Media : https://www.facebook.com/ukinmexico/ I don’t know how you feel about … Continue reading

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Run 99 : Andorra – Andorra La Vella

Please give generously to Cancer Research : https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ Date : 15th March, 2017 Time :  58’ 07” Total distance run to date : 990 km Run map and details : https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1629888411 Every so often someone turns to me and says, … Continue reading

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Thank You Readers!

My blog has now had over 20 000 views so it seemed like an appropriate moment to say thank you to everyone who’s ever read it – all 7863 of you! I’m particularly grateful to the blog’s regular readers and … Continue reading

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Run 98 : Philippines – Manila

Please give generously to Cancer Research : https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ Date : 24th January, 2017 Time :  53’ 27”(fastest time in the Pacific) Total distance run to date : 980 km Run map and details : https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1543565190 After months of headlines here … Continue reading

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Run 97 : Papua New Guinea – Port Moresby

Please give generously to Cancer Research : https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ Date : 22nd January, 2017 Time :  58’ 44” Total distance run to date : 970 km Run map and details : https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1543565159 The Foreign and Commonwealth Office – to give it … Continue reading

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Run 96 : Federated States of Micronesia – Pohnpei

Please give generously to Cancer Research : https://www.justgiving.com/Dan-Thompson11/ Date : 21st January, 2017 Time :  58’ 50” Total distance run to date : 960 km Run map and details : https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1543565117 You hear a lot about the dangers of social … Continue reading

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