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Richard Whitty's biography

WWF event fundraiser Richard Whitty waving during a raceComing from South Africa I am obviously an animal lover. I have been to the bush, I’ve lived there for a year and it’s close to my heart. In someway I want to be able to  contribute to protecting that part of the world whilst I am living all the way away, here in London. Supporting WWF was a good way to do that.

My goal is to hit the 1,000 mile mark across 2014 on bike and on foot, as I’ve got a year of marathons, triathlons and epic cycling challenges ahead of me which you can read all about in my blog.

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Richard dressed as Mr Incredible, Amsterdam Marathon © Richard Whitty Events

The final hurdle

On Saturday 25 October at half five, I climbed out of bed and headed into a cold shower, while trying not to wake up my girlfriend. After this mildly uncomfortable wake up call, I will start my final pre-race routine. First check the gels, make sure I have salt tablets, pack two pairs of running […]

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Richard Whitty and his cycling team Events

Le Tour de Rayleigh

What started off as a sneaky idea over a beer following a one day ride quickly escalated to reality over night. The magnificent five were booked up and ready to take on 250 miles from Paris back to our home town of Rayleigh. The tour, dubbed ‘Le Tour de Rayleigh’ would be done over three […]

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