The Marathon des Sables: an interview with Jörg Klempin

Today the Monday Podcast was visited by Jörg Klempin who ran in the Marathon des Sables to raise money in order to help children with Noma, a disease which leads to tissue destruction of the face.

What was it like taking part? How tough are the rules? And how much did he raise? Listen to the podcast to find out.


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For more information on how to donate, visit Jörg’s homepage:

You can read more about Noma in Wikipedia and about the Marathon des Sables on the official homepage.


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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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