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Matt George running the length of the country

Hills Road Alumnus Matt George is running the length of the country to raise money for The Refugee Council

Matt George
Matt George

Matt George, who is 23, was a student at Hills Road between 2009 and 2011.  On Saturday 3rd September he set off from Land’s End to run the length of the UK in aid of the Refugee Council. Matt aims to reach John O’Groats on 8th October. This is equivalent to 32 marathons in 36 days! 

Matt is aiming to raise £10,000 for the Refugee Council, a charity which supports refugees and helps them regain stability in their lives.

If you would like to find out more, please go to:

And if you’d like to donate, you can find Matt’s Just Giving page at:

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