Paddy Kenny does three marathons in three days to raise £10,000 for charity

Ollie Irish

7th, June 2007

kenny.JPGIf you thought Sheffield United keeper Paddy Kenny was your traditional tubby pie-eating goalie (and we freely admit that is exactly what we thought), then think again. The Republic of Ireland international has run three marathons in three days to raise money for a children’s hospice. Kenny ran 26 miles a day from Skegness to Sheffield raising £10,000 in the process.
He said: “It’s the hardest thing I have ever done in my life. Far harder than pre-season training. I have blisters on blisters but I did it and if I was asked to do it again I would.” Kenny has now picked up the nickname Forest Gump from the PFA!

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