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The Extra Mile: The Inspirational Number One Bestseller

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That's what Kevin Sinfield has done for his former teammate Rob Burrow, struck down with MND in December 2019, and he's not finished yet. Sinfield's epic challenges have included running 7 marathons in 7 days, and running over 101 miles in 24 hours. The Extra Mile tells how Sinfield set about raising money to combat motor neurone disease, the appalling condition that has gripped his former Leeds Rhinos teammate and best pal, Rob Burrow.

A one-club legend of Leeds Rhinos, who has now crossed codes as a defence coach for the England national rugby union team, Kevin Sinfield is a rugby icon. He was awarded an OBE in January 2022 and given a special award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2022. The weather has not been kind to us for the past few days and it is becoming tougher and tougher on the legs, but we’re now over half way with Dublin, Brighton and London to go. Your donations will help the great work Motor Neurone Disease Association, Leeds Hospitals Charity, The Darby Rimmer MND Foundation, Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation do.

We played three 20-minute blocks and I spent the whole hour playing as well as I could but also encouraging everyone around me. This fantastic book documents an incredibly selfless man and his growth as an individual and his recent stunning feats for Rob and many other affected by MND. But in recent years has shown heroism of a very different kind through his selfless and extraordinary fundraising for. drove from his home in the borough of Oldham to Leicester, did a day’s work, drove home and ran 61km as preparation for his next challenge, finishing at 10. Once the dreaded MND diagnosis was confirmed, Sinfield pledged to raise enough money to ensure Burrow’s family would be looked after and he set a deadline of the following Christmas.

With your help, we can build a state-of-the-art MND Care Centre, to give people with MND and their families the best possible care and support. The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA, CHY 8510) is the only organisation of its kind in the country. As well as inspiring me to my next goal, it has also made me reassess my life, what is important and how good communication and teamwork is so important in all aspects of life.His quiet, calm, committed leadership makes people want to support him and we are all doing that as he supports Rob Burrow and everyone living with MND' Clare Balding 'The friendship between Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow gives you faith in humankind' Sir Chris Hoy. Kevin Sinfield's fundraising is a poignant story of friendship and human endeavour' The Times Number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, June 2023. Kevin puts team first both in his rugby days and more recently as he has gathered some trusted people to help him help Rob Burrows.

It’s been an incredible week meeting so many members of the MND community from across the UK and Ireland. Sinfield’s epic challenges have included running 7 ultra marathons in 7 days, and running over 101 miles in 24 hours.A one-club legend of Leeds Rhinos, who has now crossed codes as a defense coach for Leicester Tigers, Kevin Sinfield is a rugby icon. If thoughts of young people growing fat and idle in a rugby-less void is rather depressing, the reader’s mood is lifted by Sinfield’s remarkable charity work for his former team-mate Rob Burrow and the MND community. A one-club legend of Leeds Rhinos, who has now crossed codes as a defensive coach for the England national rugby union team, Kevin Sinfield is a rugby icon. He was to become a league legend: 521 games for Leeds Rhinos, a 13-year England career, 14 Great Britain caps, seven Grand Final wins, appearance and scoring records galore, runner-up to Andy Murray in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, even the first RL player to appear on Desert Island Discs, when he chose a self-propelled treadmill as his luxury item. It’s a fabulous read which gives you a look into the world of the Rugby League and what it can do and does for their friend and colleague .

That something was three body-sapping long distance endurance events which would have broken a lesser competitive spirit.The book equips readers with the tools and the mindset to embrace togetherness and to overcome their own challenges. We support NHS staff to deliver the best care for over a million patients and their families each year. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.

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