Trail to Triumph is a group of charitable people joining together to run an Ultra Marathon (250km) to raise much needed funds for Mesothelioma. Every dollar counts and by donating to Trial to Triumph your helping build the awareness of Mesothelioma and it’s severity to those affected.
The Trail to Triumph Journey, fondly known as ‘Tony’s Journey’ was created in memory of Tony Britton who lost his battle with Mesothelioma. A rare and currently incurable cancer caused by asbestos, his son Mat Britton has since founded ‘Trail to Triumph, an annual event which tackles the arduous terrain, running 250 kilometres, to commemorate the life of his dad and raise funds and awareness of Mesothelioma.
Tony Britton – The Man, The Inspiration..An inspiring coach, astute business person, generous friend and loving husband, father and grandfather are some of the ways the community has described Tony Britton. He dedicated more than 40 years to youth development and community interaction, which saw him named 2014 Citizen of the Year. In March 2014 Tony lost his battle with Mesothelioma, a rare and currently incurable cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Tony’s son Mat has since founded ‘Trail To Triumph: Tony’s Journey’. Trail To Triumph (TTT) is an annual event which tackles the arduous, running 250km to commemorate the life of his dad and raise funds and awareness of Mesothelioma.
THE JOURNEY – Moranbah to Mackay, Via Eungella. Trail To Triumph will start in Moranbah before sun up and the runners will head towards Eungella and up the range, aiming to get at least 100km in the first day. Day 2 will be hot and painful, running on red dirt roads under a baking hot sun. Again we will aim to complete at least 100km allowing us to finish Day 3 with a shorter 50km session.
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