Kevin Sinfield runs solo marathon in aid of Rob Burrow

Leeds director of rugby Kevin Sinfield has completed a solo marathon to raise money for former team-mate Rob Burrow.

Sinfield had played to run the Manchester Marathon on April 5 before it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But instead, the former Rhinos captain planned his own route in his hometown of Saddleworth to raise awarness for Burrow, who has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.


Sinfield said: “It is about raising some money but it’s more about the awareness and doing it for my old team-mate Rob Burrow who’s got MND.

“There’s a lot of vulnerable people out there with coronavirus and maybe we can raise some awareness for Rob, cancer sufferers, people with lung conditions, the elderly.

“I just think it’s really important that we spare a thought at this moment in time for people who are doing it pretty tough, so I’m out there this morning.”

Sinfield finished the run in three hours and 18 minutes and has raised more than £4,000 for charity.


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  1. Kevin, can you give me details of any fund that I can contribute to help Rob and his family? Well done and regards from a 75 year old rugby fanatic.

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