KEV IS AN IRON MAN !
In a brilliant Iron Man debut, Kev McConnell smashed his targetted time with a fantastic finishing time of 13 hours and 17 minutes.
His achievement is made all the more memorable when you appreciate that Kevin only learned to swim 6 months ago (and is still using his wings, no sorry takes Red Bull to give him wings)! His story was picked up by the local press.
Whilst completing the Challenge, Kev was raising funds for the Christopher Tickle Fund in association with the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation . He looked to raise a target of £1000 for the fund and the fantastic news is that he has raised more than twice that amount, with the Just Giving page currently showing £2,150.
Kev received great support on the day from his team, with Keith Tickle and John Holdsworth to the fore! His family and friends also supported him vocally en route and at the finishing line .
Congratulations, Kev McConnell, from everybody at Eccles RFC.