Dagenham 88 Runners embrace 12-hour challenge
PUBLISHED: 11:00 30 July 2020
A group of Dagenham 88 Runners took on a special 12-hour challenge for one of their latest events.
Louise Chappell, Gary Cardnell, Luke Robbie-Ronald and Jamie Austin embraced the Lockdown Ox Frolic organised by Whitestar Running and had to complete a set of tasks and find items on a treasure hunt list from 8am-8pm.
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And the Lockdowned Daggers, as their team was named, managed to cover no fewer than 60 miles during the challenge.
Emdad Rahman took on a 2k walk, followed by a picnic with his children in Victoria Park as part of a fundraiser for the charity Lonely Orphans.
And with England Athletics having updated their guidelines for group training, the club committee are now working hard to ensure all sessions restart in a Covid secure way.
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