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Former Royal Marines Commando attempts a new world record

In April 2016 Chris Shirley, a 32 year old former Royal Marines Commando and Team Rubicon volunteer, will be attempting to set a new world record for the fastest marathon carrying a 100 lb (45.36 kg) backpack.

Titled the ‘London 100’, this challenge will see Chris fundraising for Walking With The Wounded, and aiming to smash through his sub-8 hours and  £2,000 targets.

No stranger to a challenge – in the past Chris has completed two full-distance Ironman triathlons, a double marathon,  the 125 mile Devizes-to-Westminster canoe race and now has his sights set on the Marathon des Sables in 2017.

When asked about his training regime he commented “Training has been really demanding so far, especially over Christmas when everyone looks forward to enjoying themselves – however this is an exciting challenge to raise funds for a worthy cause that I am really passionate about”.

You can follow Chris’s training blog on medium ( and Twitter (@ChrisShirley3).

You can donate by clicking on his fundraising page:

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