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Why Orange Helmet Events?

Wiltshire based Robin-Mark Schols has organised the Hilly Helmet Challenge to raise money for the charity Brain Tumour Support. 

The cause is one close to Robin’s heart after undergoing surgery to remove a frontal lobe meningioma, a type of brain tumour, the size of a satsuma in 2009. 

Following a major brain infection  in 2015, after much convalescing Robin was allowed to run but had to wear a helmet. At races fellow runners would ask “What’s it like running  in a helmet?” Robin took this on board, answering maybe he could find a way for those asking to find out for themselves and The Hilly Helmet Challenge was born.

Read Robin's full story here