AFTER running for a massive 177km, the distance of four marathons over four days, Basketball identity Matt Chapman met Dubbo youngster Molly Croft in Sydney.
Mr Chapman took on the distance from Bathurst to Westmead Ronald McDonald House, to raise money for the St Mary’s Primary School year six student, who is battling the rare bone cancer osteosarcoma.
Mr Chapman coaches Molly’s sister Maddie in representative basketball, which is how he came across the Croft family and heard about the challenge they are facing
“I decided if I can do something to help, I will,” he said. “And this is what we came up with.”
Mr Chapman was greeted upon arrival at the hospital by Molly, her family, and Men of League Western Sydney secretary Garry O’Donnell who presented Mr Chapman with a Men of League polo and cap.
In completing the feat of endurance Mr Chapman was able to raise funds for the Croft family who have had to relocate from Dubbo to support Molly in what could be a months-long battle.
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