Jordan on final fundraising leg in Afghanistan

Familiar maritime industry figure Jordan Wylie is in Afghanistan on the final leg of his gruelling Running Dangerously challenge to raise money for the education of children in three war-torn countries.

The former British soldier and now maritime security consultant, author and ‘Be Cyber Aware at Sea’ campaigner, sees him attempt to complete a 10K, half marathon and full marathon in some of the most dangerous countries in the world – Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan.

His mission is to raise awareness of three charities (one for each country) – the Darlington Gacmadheere Foundation in Somalia, Unicef in Iraq and War Child in Afghanistan.

Jordan, who is a father himself to eight-year-old Evie Grace, aims to raise a minimum of £100,000 to support the education of three children, one from each country for each charity.

He posted on Twitter yesterday (Wednesday), ‘Still alive and #RunningDangerously. It’s been an incredible journey so far and I have discovered some of the true natural beauty of Afghanistan but my objective remains the same – provide education to children affected by war and conflict!’

If you would like to sponsor Jordan please visit https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/jordan-wylie-running-dangerously

You can follow him on Twitter @mrjordanwylie