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He runs to every away game

How to visit an away match of his favorite club? With the Velo. With the train. With the car. Possibly with the aircraft. Such trips are, however, not for Scott Cunliffe. The 44-year-old always runs from the Turf Moor in Burnley in the away matches of the Premier League Clubs.

The furthest distance in this season Cunliffe back on the last weekend. Approximately 476 Kilometres. To Brighton, where he got in front of the stadium for his a certificate. The hardships have paid off for the marathon runners. Burnley won the match 3:1.

Every second day for a Marathon

In the current season Cunliffe has until mid-February, about 4100 miles. The 97 Marathons. Since the start of the season at the 12. August up to the Brighton game at 9. February have passed and 182 days. The rennverrückte Englishman who documented his runs with the tracking service, Strava, denies nearly every second day of a Marathon.

Steep was the last of December. Cunliffe had to race within three weeks, three times to London. The Games against Crystal Palace, Tottenham and Arsenal. "That was very hard. I was 14 days in a row on the road. Every day I ran 60 kilometres," said the Burnley Fan to "BBC".

Cunliffe is always accompanied spontaneous runners a few kilometers. Otherwise, he runs alone, away from big roads. In between, he can count on a support vehicle. This leads to his meals, which he carries in a backpack. These are mainly Sportgels and carbohydrate powder. The escort vehicle is in the process of sleeping, the seat of the 44-Year-old in the night in the back. Otherwise, he has a rest in Hotels of the hardships.

race for a good cause

Cunliffe will not run but only out of love for the club. The Englishman was 20 years in Indonesia and East Timor as a development aid worker. In this time, he experienced violent conflicts and poverty. This led to Cunliffe depression suffered.

When he returned at the beginning of last year, returned to England, he decided to process this with him, launched the "TheRunAwayChallenge". On the other hand, he wants to collect with his Marathons, money, and the charitable institutions of his favorite clubs.

a Five-Times – or – Cunliffe on his running shoes lace up this season again. Around 1200 kilometers, to the 44-year-old Englishman has visited all 19 matches of his favorite club Burnley. We draw now the hat. (

Created: 16.02.2019, 08:25 PM

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