Kevin Sinfield announces mammoth fundraising effort for The Rob Burrow Centre - 10 things you said

Kevin Sinfield OBE is to embark on his most audacious challenge yet in the name of his good friend and former Leeds Rhinos team-mate Rob Burrow.

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 4:45 pm

Sinfield is to run 101 miles in 24 hours in November in a bid to raise £100,000 to support MND Association and The Rob Burrow Centre for Motor Neurone Disease.

YEP readers had a lot of well wishes for Sinfield ahead of his mammoth challenge.

Here's what you had to say...

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Leeds Rhinos' legend Kevin Sinfield presents Rob Burrow with the Spirit of Super League award. Sinfield will now run 101 miles in 24 hours for his old friend. (Picture: Phil Daly/

Jeanette Page: "Fantastic Kevin just shows you will do anything for your friend Rob. Both of you are an inspiration. Good luck."

Prue Hopkins: "Good luck Kevin we are all behind you and Rob we know you can do it."

Mary Anslow: "Both great blokes"

Patricia Bettison: "You’re an absolute star Sir Kev. A true Legend alongside Rob."

Mandy Raven: "Wow, what a guy"

Gail Sargeant: "Kevin is incredible - the most challenging of things he does to raise awareness of the cruelest of diseases - MND - for which there is currently no treatment."

Rachel Duckworth: Amazing effort, well done."

Sue Halstead: "Their friendship is amazing and they are both heroes."

SteveandShirley Corns: "Amazing dedication to your friend's cause. You will do it."

Judith Donlan: "Amazing challenge good luck Kev."

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