He did it! As previewed in our story, posted April 11, Education area co-manager David Fulford completed the London Marathon in a time of 4 hours 37 minutes and 48 seconds. This bettered his previous two marathon times by one minute. David is now known as the one minute man.
Miracle man is perhaps more apt. For around two years now David, 57, has been chasing his dream of raising funds to build a eco-house for Foundation staff. No nebulous dream this, he has already got out of bed to run the London and Berlin marathons and by way of a change walked the 800km pilgrimage to Santiago. He has pledged to raise £20,000 and his mighty efforts have so far raised £16,945.
Earlier this week I asked him how he felt about completing a hat trick of marathons and he said, “I can say from a distance that I thoroughly enjoyed it but it was very, very hard at the end.
It was a beautiful day and there were over 36, 000 runners. It was also quite hot with the sun beating down and I needed to drink lots of water to avoid dehydration. I felt all the support from Findhorn, and called on it, especially in the last five miles, when it was an effort to keep running.
I am grateful for all the support I received and sponsorship for the eco-home named Santiago. It is the Loch Ness Marathon for me next which I have already booked for October 2nd (my 58th birthday!)”.
If you would like to help realise David’s dream and contribute to the Santiago eco-house fund please contact David via or Phone: +44 (0)1309 690311 or telephone number 01309 690423. Thank you.