Friday, 3 October 2014
Greetings from Nairobi.
Media coverage and exposure play an important role in raising interest and awareness about my fundraising and awareness-raising campaign in support of Greenpeace Africa.
Since 24 July 2014, which marked the 100-day countdown to the Last Desert Race in Antarctica, we have received the following coverage:
24 July 2014 – Greenpeace Africa Media Release
Antarctica ultra-race for a solar powered South Africa: Countdown begins http://www.greenpeace.org/africa/en/Press-Centre-Hub/Press-releases/Antarctica-ultra-race-for-a-solar-powered-South-Africa-Countdown-begins/
24 July 2014 – Channel Africa (Radio)
30 July 2014 – SABC News
30 July 2014 – SABC Digital News
SA runner to promote solar energy
30 July 2014 – ANN7 (TV)
31 July 2014 – Smile FM (Radio)
31 July 2014 – Htxt.africa
SA man to run 250km Antarctic race to raise R250k for solar energy
4 August 2014 – BizCommunity
Racing through snow for solar power
17 September 2014 – Hashtag Radio
18 September 2014 – Radio 786
19 September 2014 – Green Times
Antarctic runner David Barnard
19 September 2014 – Cape Town TV
19 September 2014 – Bush Radio
19 September 2014 – Scenic South
The Last Desert Race: David Barnard enters to raise funds for Greenpeace
23 September 2014 – News24
This man is training to run 250kms through Antarctica for Greenpeace
My next interview is on Friday, 17 October 2014 (20h30), when I will be discuss the Last Desert Race during Sports Live on the SABC News Channel.
The countdown to Antarctica continues…
I’m excited about the race in Antarctica and the challenge of raising R250 000 for a Greenpeace Africa solar energy project, and encourage you to support my efforts and the work of Greenpeace Africa!
Please make a donation and encourage others to do the same.
“Together we can make a difference!”
Follow updates about my preparations for The Last Desert Race, and work with Greenpeace Africa, on Facebook and Twitter, my daily blog, and via Greenpeace Africa’s various online platforms.
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