Cranleigh woman ran 2,020 miles in 2020 for charity supporting Zambian children

An avid runner from Cranleigh ran 2,020 miles in 2020 for a charity providing education and literacy training to Zambian children.

Tracy Brook was inspired to raise funds for Beyond Ourselves after seeing the charity’s work first-hand when she accompanied lower sixth pupils from Cranleigh School on a trip to Zambia, alongside husband Neil who is headteacher at Cranleigh Prep School.

She originally intended to run 2,000 miles but increased her target and completed the challenge on new year’s eve.

Emma Reid from Cranleigh Prep School said: “We are in awe of Mrs Brooks, not only for completing her 2,020 miles, but also for significantly exceeding her original fundraising target.

Tracy Brook from Cranleigh with her family after completing her 2,020-mile challenge during 2020 SUS-210113-133323001

“She’s now raised an amazing £2,385.”

Tracy completed the fundraiser despite coronavirus restrictions meaning she couldn’t participate in races, and after having six weeks off following an operation at the start of the year.


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