At the Medal Hanger Shop we like to learn what motivates our customers to race. Last year we kept in touch with Adam who undertook 15 marathons across the World in 2015 for the sheer hell of it, and this year is Dominic’s turn.
This Sunday Dominic starts a 2000 mile endeavour to raise money for The Stroke Association. His family have first hand experience of the devastating effects of a stroke on its victims. Dominic’s Mum is currently recovering in hospital and working hard to overcome the post-stroke paralysis in her left side.
Dominic will line up at this year’s Great North Run for the first 13.1 miles of his 2000 mile total, which eventually concludes at the finish line of the Robin Hood Marathon in September 2017.
After getting in touch with us with his story, we went for a lie down before asking Dom the following running-related questions.
You can keep up to date with Dominic’s progress on his Facebook page @justanotherrunner78, where you can also enter his online raffle to win, amongst other things, one of our very own Love to Run medal displays. Dominic is also part of the Facebook running group Running The Distance where he’ll be posting regular updates.
And to donate to The Stroke Association you can text BOWE47 £5 to 70070.
Good luck Dom, we look forward to hearing how you get on and which race wins your heart (if not your legs) in the next 12 months.