GP triathlete steps up to Marathon des Sables

GP is the driving force behind Southampton GP Dr Peter Haig's attempt to complete the 150-mile Sahara Marathon in Morocco in March.

He will raise funds for charity Facing Africa, which aims to prevent and cure NOMA, a gangrenous face infection. Dr Haig said: ‘GP is partially responsible for my lunacy. Three years ago, at 40, 5ft 8ins and over 14 stones, I was invited to begin training for the GP cup at the London Triathlon, and I caught the bug.’ 

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