HYDRAQUIP SPONSOR NICK BUTTER’S RUNNING THE WORLD 196
Hydraquip are proud to introduce themselves as an official sponsor of Running The World 196. Known as an ultra runner, endurance athlete and a charity fundraiser, Nick Butter has set himself the ultimate challenge to break a world record by running a marathon in all of the 196 countries in the world to raise £250,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.
Managing Director of The Hydraquip Group, Duncan MacBain, was so inspired by Nick Butter’s challenge that not only is Hydraquip sponsoring his cause, Duncan has set his 380 staff a goal to get involved in the aid to encourage PSA checks for all staff aged 40 and over, to promote a healthy lifestyle and to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.
FACTS & FIGURES RELATING TO PROSTATE CANCER ACROSS THE UK
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.
Over 47,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year – that’s 129 men every day.
Every 45 minutes one man dies from prostate cancer – that’s more than 11,000 men every year.
1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime.
Over 330,000 men are living with or have had prostate cancer.
HOW CAN YOU AT HYDRAQUIP GET INVOLVED AND HELP?
If a Hydraquip employee runs a 5K park run between the 6th January 2018 till the 10th July 2019, Hydraquip will donate £25 to Nick’s cause to help him reach his target of £250K for Prostate Cancer UK.
You can walk, jog or run your park run. You can organise this yourself and decide the time, date and where you would like to do this. All you have to do is register at www.parkrun.org.uk and once you have completed your 5k park run email your documentation to [email protected]
Let’s get behind Nick by doing a friendly 5k park run to help him reach his target for Prostate Cancer. To follow Nick on his journey visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runningtheworld