Our Managing Director Ivan Lyons has done it – 52 Marathons in 52 weeks!

Ivan has raised £5,500 for the charity Tusk as well as running over 1,362 miles

We were really pleased to find out that Ivan had completed his goal of 52 marathons in 52 weeks over the Easter weekend. He even completed this fantastic achievement with 5 days to spare. Ivan ran his first marathon when he was 29 so it has taken him 21 years to get here but everyone at Investment Solutions is very proud of our financial planning marathon man.

Over the course of Ivan’s running he has raised lots of money for a variety of charities. The latest charity he is supporting is ‘Tusk’ which helps the preservation of wildlife in Africa and in particular threatened species  such as elephant, rhino, cheetah and chimpanzees. He has raised £5,500 so far for Tusk and is grateful for all the donations and the support that has been given by friends, family, colleagues and clients.

Ivan has in fact now run 152 marathons, but feels he needs a new challenge – 100 marathons in 100 weeks.

 

Watch this space for further updates.

Speak with our Financial Planners today

Related blog posts

Economic Review – August 2022

The latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics show the UK economy grew unexpectedly in May although forward-looking indicators still point to a deteriorating outlook. In…

Read More

Economic Review – July 2022

The latest gross domestic product (GDP) statistics show the UK economy unexpectedly shrank in April, increasing concerns about future growth prospects. In our economic update…

Read More
businessman checking stock market on tablet

Investment market update: July 2022

The ongoing war in Ukraine, rising interest rates and soaring inflation could be pushing some economies towards recession in the coming months. This uncertainty has…

Read More

Wealth Management for Entrepreneurs and Executives

  The wealth management market is very much segmented and filtering through this to assess the best service, relationship, cost, security, and breath of offering…

Read More

Why use a Financial Adviser?

  In our case study below, we run through the scenario of some new clients who thought they could manage their portfolio themselves. However eventually…

Read More

How do you find a lost pension?

  Research by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) conducted in 2018 found there were approximately 800,000 lost pensions in the UK which amounted to…

Read More
Coming to a crossroads in life

Financial Planning as a result of selling a limited company

Selling shares in a construction company John had a business in construction that he owned with two co-directors. They decided to sell the business as…

Read More

Planning for Retirement

Self-employed, with a number of pensions Spencer is 65 and lives in Worthing with his wife.  He is a self-employed carpenter. Spencer came in to…

Read More

Michael and Mandy

Michael and Mandy are 46 and 43 respectively, and own a business in Worthing. They were in the process of buying the business from the…

Read More