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Team 'Every Mile Matters' is carrying the flag for Hong Kong in the Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon 2018 and is fundraising for The Zubin Foundation and Outward Bound.


In June 2018, David Gething and Mayank Vaid will undertake the Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon, an ultra-distance race. The triathlon starts with an 87-mile run from London's Marble Arch to Dover on the Kent coast, then a cross-Channel swim (21 miles) to the French coast, and finishes with a 180-mile bike ride from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, for a total of 288 miles.

Only 24 athletes have ever completed the challenge.

We have partnered with two local Hong Kong organisations we really respect -- The Zubin Foundation and Outward Bound Hong Kong -- to raise enough money to support 1 child for each mile we cover. That's 288 children who can experience life-changing benefits with your help.

We aim to raise HK$1 million, which will be equally distributed between the two organisations. 

A tax receipt will be issued to all donations above HK$100. Please input donor details in the tax receipt data entry fields on the online fundraising page.

Who benefits?

The Zubin Foundation
The Zubin Foundation is a charity whose mission is to advance fairness and opportunity for Hong Kong's vulnerable communities. It is a leading voice for Hong Kong's ethnic minority population, committed to ensuring that this important constituency is represented and heard at the policy-making level, and supported through high-impact interventions.

In 2018, The Zubin Foundation will launch a pilot intervention programme to help non-Chinese speaking families who have children with special education needs. This population is among Hong Kong's most marginalised; their needs are not met by the public education system, and in most cases, parents cannot afford private schooling or therapy services.

Your money will directly support this initiative, enabling The Zubin Foudnation to offer private counselling and training to parents of special needs children, and dedicated workshops for schools, ensuring that this underserved group doesn't get left further behind.

Outward Bound Hong Kong
Outward Bound is a non-profit making organisation created to help people discover and develop their potential to care for themselves, others and the world around them through challenging experiences in unfamiliar settings. Outward Bound is committed to developing the people of Hong Kong through facilitated and challenging personal and group learning experiences in the outdoors, delivered in a safe and supportive manner.

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Who is David Gething?
Dr David Gething won the World Marathon Challenge in January 2015, running 7 marathons in 7 continents in 7 days, and set two new world records in the process. Dr David is an enthusiastic world traveller, adventurer and racer. Specialising in long-distance events, he has competed in numerous marathons including the famed Boston Marathon, Ultraman Florida, World Championship Ironman triathlons and multi-day European bicycle stage-races.

David says: “My story is one that isn’t just about racing, but about following and achieving your goals, whatever they might be. It’s about planning, collaboration, determination, spirited focus, overcoming obstacles and naysayers, how to build a team and how to build yourself, and how to work with your colleagues and your competitors to give yourself the chance to achieving goals.”

David runs Creature Comforts, one of Hong Kong's leading providers of veterinary services, where he also serves as Head Veterinarian. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his wife Trilby and two young daughters.

Who is Mayank Vaid?
Mayank Vaid is the fastest Indian Ultraman. He has competed in Ironman races across Asia Pacific and maintains a top overall position in Country Age Group rankings. He recently qualified and competed in Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2017. He is a long distance open water swimming enthusiast. 

Mayank says: “Hong Kong is our beautiful home. This vibrant, agile and fast paced city offers amazing diversity of people and nature. The sea, trails and the mountains beacon us just as delicious dim sum and dai pai dong. Every time I set out to improve myself, I sense that I am adding value to Hong Kong.”

Mayank is a Hong Kong based Solicitor, Indian Advocate and a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst. His family comprises his wife, Theresa, and two young boys.
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Donors will benefit extensively by being a partner for the charitable cause, through media and publicity around the event, brands and logos on the equipment and clothing of the team before and during the event and talks delivered by David or/and Mayank. We would be happy to discuss with donors about their expectations from the partnership and tailor-make deliverables to suit their needs.

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Recent Donors

  • Kraft Heinz

    USD 10,000 08/06/2018 12:00:00 AM UTC

  • Samuel Fletcher

    HKD 500 07/09/2018 07:41:19 AM UTC

  • Charity Dinner

    HKD 3,000 07/05/2018 12:00:00 AM UTC

  • Carolyn Hopkins

    HKD 10,000 06/27/2018 12:00:00 AM UTC

  • Jon Sparks

    Fantastic achievement!

    HKD 2,000 06/21/2018 12:01:17 AM UTC

  • Richard Roper

    Congratulations , a great achievement !

    HKD 600 06/15/2018 04:34:46 PM UTC

  • Cheng i Lo

    HKD 1,500 06/15/2018 12:58:22 PM UTC

  • Sarah Callaghan

    Excellent efforts for excellent causes!

    HKD 1,000 06/15/2018 01:18:54 AM UTC

  • Ralph Birke

    You guys are MODERNHEROS

    HKD 300 06/14/2018 07:06:47 PM UTC

  • John Coffeng

    Final leg! Bring it home boys.

    HKD 1,000 06/14/2018 12:53:08 AM UTC

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