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Clarion Gaming’s James King runs Sahara ‘ultra-marathon’ for Mencap charity

Clarion Gaming’s Sales Director James King is undertaking the challenge of a lifetime as he swaps Putney for the Sahara to compete in the Marathon des Sables. The Discovery Channel has ranked the race as the ‘toughest footrace on earth’ as competitors attempt to complete a course of 156 miles across the Sahara in 50 degrees centigrade across six days. In …

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Sahara trek raises £50,000 for Responsible Gambling Trust

The Responsible Gambling Trust has thanked volunteers who raised more than £50,000 for the charity on its latest fundraising expedition. A team of 21 volunteers trekked the Sahara Desert in March to raise funds for the UK’s leading funder of research, education and treatment of problem gambling. They have so far raised £52,000 with donations still being made. The organisation’s …

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Sahara fundraisers set off this week

A team of 21 volunteers, the majority from bookmaking companies, will trek the Sahara Desert this week to raise funds for the UK’s leading problem gambling treatment charity. The team will be walking for 5 days from the “Door of the Desert” at Achbarou to Anoun El Fraolia, crossing 100 kilometres of dunes and open desert. The volunteers aim to …

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