After completing The World’s Toughest Rowing Race, 3,000NM across the Atlantic Ocean, Tom then went on to complete The World’s Toughest Footrace – The Marathon Des Sables. It is a gruelling multi-day ultra-marathon, ru n in six days over a course of 257km through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates, the Sahara Desert. The rules require you to be self- sufficient and carry with you everything you need to survive, except water which is resupplied at various checkpoints.
Which by the way is the equivalent of:
Running the MdS in 2016, Tom managed to raise over £5,000 for two of Oxfordshire’s children’s charities who need a significant amount of funding towards their work. ROSY – Respite nursing for Oxfordshire’s Sick Youngsters – and KEEN – who provide social, sporting and recreational activities for children and adults with special needs.