FOLKESTONE ROTARY HALF MARATHON
Team Green Kardofan's Individual Athlete Profiles
General Secretary of the Sudanese Athletics Federation
Below is a brief outline of the G.K.
Team members Sporting Backgrounds:
Sudanese International Cardiff based track runner.
Siddig's talent-spotting skill has had a huge influence on the selection
and training of Sudanese athletes in the last decade.
He still holds the Sudanese National record in the 5 mile event
(achieved in Holland in 1998).
He has represented Sudan in numerous international events.
“I love the sport and crowd’s cheers, but I wholeheartedly Support the initiative; I have always wanted to do this”.
Folkestone/ Kent based runner.
Brian is no stranger to our charity's sporting events; he stepped in to support the Green Kordofan cause in 2016 and ran both the 10k and half marathons in Folkestone last year.
Brian enjoys both the athletic challenge and the opportunity to maintain his commitment in support of our aims. He is set to beat his last year's time. Please cheer him on!
International and Domestic Background:
Previously ran for Qatar and was affiliated with Birchfield Harriers, currently with a Cardiff city running club.
Top 20 finisher IAAF World Cross Country Championships , BELGIUM 2004 Bruxelles (2004).
A Brilliant result at a major international cross country event.
Great North Run, the annual half marathon from Newcastle to South Shieldsfeatured in athletes weekly).
Leeds half Marathon, 29th of January 2009 (featured in Yorkshire Post weekly News).
Half Marathon, Great North Run, Newcastle Geist, 2/9/ 2012 (Top 20 finisher, 1h 56 mint).
Second placed in Cardiff 10k September 2012.
International Record: Global Medallist:
Gold medallist in the Asian athletic championship, 2003
Recently came to Britain due to continued destabilisation of his homeland, Libya.
Is a keen runner, a keen sports supporter and is pleased that his talents and hobby could help youngsters in Southern Sudan.
Kam is Canterbury based, has a passion for the sport and is really excited to channel that
energy towards our young refugee empowering cause
- apart from playing football in Sudan as a youth and recently in the U.K.
He is simply motivated by the idea of making a difference, by contributing to something
Offering an alternative to violence and offering future generations hope of a better life back
In his homeland