In Episode 136 we talk to Nick Kershaw, the brains behind the
Colombia International Marathon due to take place on the 11th of
February 2017. With a route mapped out from Minca in the foothills
of the Sierra Nevada coastal mountains and culminating on the beach
in Santa Marta, this marathon is set to make waves.
Kershaw has worked on some interesting marathons before this one,
think Uganda! Since quitting his job in finance he has also worked
on or planned future marathons in Guatemala, Malawi and
So, what's this all about? Well, the Impact Marathon Series is in
line with the UN Global Goals and all participants get to choose
which local charity will receive their contribution. This, my
friends, is meaningful travel.
The Impact Marathon Series is a social business designed to harness
the simple power of running to sustainably build communities, bring
people together around huge causes and leave a lasting impact on
What are you waiting for? Sign up for February's 42km race
(although there are 5km and 23km options too), I'll be there!
Direct download: RCC_136a.mp3
-- posted at: 10:30am EDT