EC London Stories 18 May: Running Malawi - 708 miles in 27 days with Brendon Rendall
On Thursday 18th of May, get inspired by Brendan Rendall, who ran the 708 miles across Malawi in less than a month.
A trip to Malawi in 2008 saw Brendan get into contact with Friends of Mulanje Orphans, a community-based orphan care programme supporting over 3,500 children. The trip changed Brendan's life: as a result, he quit his office job to become a Special Education teacher, and then went on to sell all his belongings and travel the world. As a thank-you to the children who first inspired him to make overhaul his life, Brendan decided to take on an ultra-run to raise funds for a new Science and Art Block.
In this talk, Brendan will recount the challenges of running from the Zambian to the Mozambique border, from battling injury to illness to extreme temperatures to disintegrating trainers. He will explain how the overwhelming generosity of the people of Malawi helped him to pull off a superhuman feat and renew his appreciation for life.
Join us to hear about this incredible journey. Meet like-minded people. Get inspired. Everyone welcome.
WHEN & WHERE?
Prince of Wales 150-151 Drury Ln, London WC2B 5TD
Doors Open: 6.30 pm
Talk starts: 7 pm
Please no food to be brought onto the premises. The Prince of Wales does a good value menu and killer burgers.
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