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Major Tom Pauncefoot - Marathon Profile

MAJOR TOM PAUNCEFOOT – MARATHON PROFILE

With 42 days to go until this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon we caught up with Major Tom Pauncefoot of the Rifles who told us a little bit more about his training.

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Where are you currently serving?

I’m a Rifle currently based on Horse Guards, Whitehall

How long have you been serving for?

I’ve been serving since 2005.

Where are you originally from?

I was born and bred in London but moved to Cornwall when I was 16.

 

What are your reasons for running the marathon?

The chance to complete a challenge in the city where I work!

How is the training going? 

Slowly!

How many miles are you hoping to get through per week?

About 20-30.

How does it feel to be running the marathon for Tickets For Troops?

It is really good to be able to challenge yourself as well as raising money for a good cause at the same time.

How is your fundraising going?

Not too bad - currently about half way to a target of £500.

You can support Tom here: mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/tompauncefort1

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