Do Not Block Gate

A project in Sheffield, UK by Vertebrate Publishing

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The 2024 Barkley Marathons
Backers: 447
Average Pledge Per Backer: £71

Funded: £31,658 of £20,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 16th (30 days)
Project By: Vertebrate Publishing
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Latest News

60 hour cut off! Just over 2 days to go...

June 13th - via:
59 hours, 58 minutes and 21 seconds. Just 99 seconds until the cut off for the 2024 Barkley Marathons.  The low hum of anxious mumbling is shattered by a cry. In the distance, Jasmin Paris streaks through the wintry forest behind. The first woman... (Read More)

The 2024 Barkley Marathons: one of the most iconic editions of the world’s most infamous race

June 5th - via:
The Barkley Marathons has fascinated those who run, and even those who don't, since its inception in 1986. Widely considered to be one of the hardest running races, competitors attempt to complete five marathons back to back, covering over 100 miles,... (Read More)

'A Dream Come True': a huge thank you for 100%

June 4th - via:
Wow. We are beyond thrilled to have reached that 100% mark (and for each % it is exceeded). We all became a little obsessed, refreshing the page every minute and frantically texting the group chat with updates as we edged closer to the goal. ... (Read More)

Photographer Profile: David Miller

May 30th - via:
When David set out to photograph the 2024 Barkley Marathons, it was always part of his long term plan to produce and document a coffee table photojournalism book. He had no idea how important the 2024 race in particular would be in trail and... (Read More)

The Green Runners: all the more reason to back Do Not Block Gate

May 28th - via:
A huge thank you for your support with Do Not Block Gate. We have been blown away by the response!  As you may already know, a percentage of the income generated by this project is going to be donated to The Green Runners, a running community... (Read More)

Thank you! Your pledges so far...and SPECIAL SNEAK PEAK!

May 28th - via:
We wanted to say a huge thank you to the backers who have supported the project so far. Your pledges have given us such an amazing start to our campaign. We have reached over 80% of our goal in just over a week from launch and are really hopeful that... (Read More)

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