Trail To Triumph is a Ultra Marathon event to raise money for Mesothelioma, youth development predominantly through sport (Football/Soccer) and to honour the late Tony Britton who lost his battle to Mesothelioma.
Trail to Triumph is a group of charitable people joining together to run an Ultra Marathon (250km) to raise much needed funds for Mesothelioma. Every dollar counts and by donating to Trial to Triumph your helping build the awareness of Mesothelioma and it’s severity to those affected.
The Trail to Triumph Journey, fondly known as ‘Tony’s Journey’ was created in memory of Tony Britton who lost his battle with Mesothelioma. A rare and currently incurable cancer caused by asbestos, his son Mat Britton has since founded ‘Trail to Triumph, an annual event which tackles the arduous terrain, running 250 kilometres, to commemorate the life of his dad and raise funds and awareness of Mesothelioma.
Tony Britton – The Man, The Inspiration..
An inspiring coach, astute business person, generous friend and loving husband, father and grandfather are some of the ways the community has described Tony Britton. He dedicated more than 40 years to youth development and community interaction, which saw him named 2014 Citizen of the Year. In March 2014 Tony lost his battle with Mesothelioma, a rare and currently incurable cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Tony’s son Mat has since founded ‘Trail To Triumph: Tony’s Journey’. Trail To Triumph (TTT) is an annual event which tackles the arduous, running 250km to commemorate the life of his dad and raise funds and awareness of Mesothelioma.
THE JOURNEY – Moranbah to Mackay, Via Eungella
Trail To Triumph will start in Moranbah before sun up and the runners will head towards Eungella and up the range, aiming to get at least 100km in the first day. Day 2 will be hot and painful, running on red dirt roads under a baking hot sun. Again we will aim to complete at least 100km allowing us to finish Day 3 with a shorter 50km session.
Engage runners, sponsors and supporters to raise funding to support Trail to Triumph in order to grow and develop the event and it’s ability to raise funds for it’s recipients.
Trail to Triumph Is firstly about supporting the awareness and support of Mesothelioma. All efforts are with this focus in mind and the secondary focus is supporting the growth and development of Football/Soccer at the junior development level within the community.
To develop and grow the awareness and support of Mesothelioma, whilst supporting localised junior growth and development, with a focus on Football (Soccer).
Bernie Banton Foundation is the chosen recipient of Mesothelioma and the representative avenue that Trail to Triumph will then support their initiatives and development of supporting the disease in Australia.
The Mackay Crusaders and Moranbah Hawks are the selected football/soccer recipients within the Mackay & surrounds area.
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Trail To Triumph is all about AMAZING people and the Runners that come on the journey each year. They are the reason why we do, what we do!
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