#77 - Haroon Mota on growing through adversity and being of service in the community
This conversation is with Haroon Mota, who is an adventure and thrill seeking fundraising expert heading Penny Appeal’s Challenge Events Programme.
Haroon champions humanitarian projects by setting himself ambitious fundraising challenges; running multi marathons and climbing mountains, raising millions of pounds for charity and inspiring so many to follow in his footsteps.
Haroon has a strong passion increasing diversity and inclusion in outdoor fitness. Through his fundraising endeavours and personal challenges he hopes to inspire more ethnic minority communities to get active outdoors.
Haroon's most recent achievements include running 260km in Ramadan whilst fasting, raising over £50,000 for charity. When lockdown is over, he hopes to fulfil his goal of a 6 star world marathon major finish and also has his eyes set on a trek of K2 Basecamp in Pakistan next year.
We dive into how he started running and his experiences of overcoming adversity and showing us his side of a runner’s life.
You can follow him on Instagram @haroonmota
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