Eddie Bignell, long term Pukekohe AFC first team member, is no stranger to long distance running events. His latest running achievement was completed last month and is definitely one worth celebrating.
Last year, Eddie made the commitment of running six half marathons to raise vital funds and awareness for St John New Zealand. Eddie managed to raise an impressive $1075.41 for St John during his fundraising, which is a brilliant effort.
Most of the races he did, were run the morning after 90 minutes of football for Pukekohe AFC, when most players in that squad by their own admission struggle to walk, let alone run!
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