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52x52 Challenge

Follow the unique journey of Starr Trust Founder & Chairman Rob Starr, whilst he takes on an extreme year long challenge - an Olympic Distance Triathlon every week for 52 weeks in 2022!

Our Target

£61,194 raised of £100,000 goal

The Cause

One of the inspirational young people we support is Nathan, who’s dream is to get to the next Paralympics. Rob’s unique ‘52 Triathlons in 52 Weeks’ challenge came about because Nathan needs to raise around £20,000, to enable him to reach the next Paralympics as a wheelchair tennis player. He is a remarkable young man who has Cerebral Palsy and who until 18 months ago, was a successful wheelchair racer who the Starr Trust was supporting. During a world championship race, Nathan suffered an accident that meant he could no longer race. So rather than give up he switched to wheelchair tennis and is now on the cusp of being chosen for the next Paralympics.

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Triathlon 42

Triathlon 42 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Oct 03, 2022

So if my maths are accurate then 52-42 = 10. I know it’s a complicated sum, but I think I’ve got it right. That means after 42/52 Tri this morning I’ve only got 10 left...

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Triathlon 41

Triathlon 41 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Sep 25, 2022

Triathlon 41/52 today. That is 4 in 9 days. I’m knackered 😴

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Triathlon 40

Triathlon 40 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Sep 23, 2022

I’m like the Benjamin Button of Triathlons, I am once again in my 40’s🤣.

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Triathlon 39

Triathlon 39 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Sep 18, 2022

Triathlon 39/52 today, second this week - now I’m tired! It was the Brighton & Hove Triathlon, which was more challenging than I expected as whilst it was a flat course it was a proper windy day...

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Triathlon 38

Triathlon 38 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Sep 17, 2022

Triathlon 38/52 done and it was oddly enjoyable - I haven’t said that in a while.

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Triathlon 37

Triathlon 37 - 52x52 Challenge

Posted Sep 12, 2022

I woke up this morning expecting the rain to be hurtling down, but was surprised to see just a damp street and a dull sky – but no rain. As the winter is coming and the good days will get fewer I need to get out of the pool and gym on my Triathlons whenever the opportunity allows...

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