Benali’s big run

Franny finishes Benali's Big Run, and gets a hero's reception (video)

After running over 1,000 miles, averaging 40-50 each day, burning 85,000 calories, and visiting every ground in the Premier League, Francis Benali has finally completed Benali’s Big Run. The legendary Southampton FC defender started his huge challenge at Newcastle United’s Saint James’ Park, and finished at St Mary’s stadium when his old club hammered the geordies […]

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Team of the Year take on Benali’s Big Run

Hampshire’s Junior Team of the Year responded to a challenge from Installer, and ran 30 miles to raise money for Benali’s Big Run. Players from Sholing Youth FC under 12s covered the distance together, pitching in about a mile each. The idea was to match Saints FC’s legendary defender Francis Benali (45), who’s been running […]

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Luke Benali talks about Benali's Big Run

Francis Benali, the former legendary Southampton FC defender, is about to tackle his toughest match-up yet – running nearly 1000 miles in three weeks to raise £1million for charity. Franny is visiting every Premier League club in the UK, starting at St James’ Park in Newcastle, and finishing at his old team’s ground St Mary’s. […]

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