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Unicorn School Dad races 100km Ultra Marathon to Raise Funds for School

Published on isbi School News dated Friday 20th of May 2016

Unicorn School parent Steven Carr will be racing a 100km “Ultra Marathon” in July 2016 to raise funds for our school. Steven will be running the annual “Race to the Stones” on Saturday 16th July. The event is a gruelling 100km challenge along The Ridgeway, starting in the Chilterns in Oxfordshire and finishing at the 5,000 year old stone circle at Avebury. Steven aims to complete the ultra-marathon within a challenging 14 hours. Steven, who has a son in Ash Class, is racing in support of The Unicorn School. “What The Unicorn School offers children with dyslexia is unrivalled” Says Steven, “any funds I can raise will be beneficial for my son and the other children, these kids deserve everything we can do for them!” Steven is an experienced athlete, in previous years he has cycled the Land’s End to John O’Groats challenge and has trekked across the Himalayas. “The Race to the Stones Ultra Marathon will be the biggest challenge of my life” says Steven, who is running 15 to 20 miles a week in training for the event. The Unicorn School celebrates its 25 year anniversary this year. In that time we have supported more than 500 pupils with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. As we enter our second quarter-century our next exciting development is the introduction of our GCSE programme, commencing this September. This will make us unique as Oxfordshire’s only dyslexia-specialist school to offer GCSE education. We are enormously grateful to Steven for raising funds and awareness to support our school. To follow Steven’s progress or to make a donation please visit: www.justgiving.com/stevecarrultramarathon
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