Kevin Webber Ultra Marathon runner told his story to the Rotary Clubs of Epsom and Ewell and Friends at Cuddington Golf Club on 14th October. He was awarded the PHF (Paul Harris Fellowship) for his work raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.. Read his story below:-
We raised money for Prostate Cancer UK with a silent auction during the evening and raised just over £1000 with bidding at the auction and our sponsors.
The sponsors were:-
The Personal Agent
Adair Ltd - Surveyors and Construction consultants
Imber Court Gym, Molesey
RAC Club Woodcote
Daniel and Abel
Green Thumb Gardening
Surrey County Council
Paya - Chinese and Fusion takeaway foods
Surbiton Raceway Worcester Park
St Martin of Tours
“In November 2014, aged 49, I was given the news that I have effectively-terminal prostate cancer and may only live as short as two years.
“After the initial shock and emotion I came to realise that what life I still have is there for living. In the time that I have I believe that I have a duty to create the best memories I can for my family and friends, whilst doing all I can to raise awareness and money for Prostate Cancer UK.
“So for 2018, I set myself some serious challenges; completing the Likeys Yukon 6633 Ultra, pulling a sledge inside the Arctic Circle in temperatures below -30c; 2 weeks later to the Sahara to compete in the Marathon Des Sables for a third time. That’s another 250k carrying all your supplies for the week on your back where the temperature exceeds 50c (hence the 100 degrees of separation).....................
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