Gibraltar Rock Run Live Coverage

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HenryCavill.org & CAASisters are bringing you live coverage from Gibraltar today. 

Henry Cavill is joined by his brother Nik (a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Marines) and his trainer Michael Blevins for the 350th anniversary run, which sees sponsored participants undertake an exhausting five kilometre uphill climb in support of the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.

9:40 Excitement building at Casemate Square as we get closer to the start of the race! The Gibraltar Rock Race is renowned through the Royal Navy with every ship/unit visiting Gibraltar taking part in the race. The route consists 4.3 km comprising some 1,300 feet of climbing up narrow tarmac roads.

 

9:45 Henry, Nik and Michael are getting ready for the start. Henry, as well as the other runners, is sporting the fundraising initiative’s luminous yellow T-shirt and black shorts. The race is beginning soon!

 

9:55 Henry is in a good mood today!

 

10:30 The Royal Marine Scotland Band led the march from Casemates through Main Street to the start line, leading the runners and walkers. The crowds were out in force and applauded all the way through Main Street as the proud men and women marched to the start line. The Race was started by triple amputee Mark Ormrod former Royal Marine Commando.

 

Photos by Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund (RMCTF) Facebook page:

 

Photos from My Gibraltar Facebook page: 

 

Photos by Lewis Stagnetto (more on Lewis' Facebook page):

 

A couple of pictures from the Casemate Square by Natalie Dennis:

 

Adorable picture of Henry with the Best Dressed Royal Marine by @alishaharper15:

 

A few photos by Tracey Baglietto (@tbag1973):

 

Photos by @cookiesilvi:

 

Photos by @sandra_sanxez:

 

11:00 And it looks like Henry Cavill is done with the #GibRockRun! Via @anthonyparody93: "Day sixty: my journey has come to an end! Not only did I come 58th but I beat the Man of Steel himself! That's right I came befor Henry Cavill himself! #henrycavill #superman #rockrun #training #lastday".

Well, it's like the Olympic games: The most important thing is not winning but taking part! Congratulations, Henry and all the runners!

 

More photos of Henry at today's run (via: @ForerunnerRelic, @Jeromecool99, )

 

11:40 The Gibraltar Rock Run has finished. Henry takes 32 minutes and 44 seconds to complete the run. Henry, Michael and Nik have made it back down to Casemate Square. 

 

Anthony is full of happiness after the run together with Henry: "Just had a full blown conversation with the man himself Mr Henry Cavill! Told him my journey and even asked him bout the new Man of Steel movie! Best friends now! #henrycavill #manofsteel #dreamcometrue #unbelievable #rockrun #endofjourney" (@anthonyparody93)

 

A couple of pictures by Steph Ball (@MeteoGib):

 

More selfies with Henry by Hayley Fothergill (@littleshadow07):

 

More photos! by @anusky84, @PortRegisSchool, @staceyfalzun, @MarkOrmrod, @ChrisTerrill, @TamFreyone, @regedgy8, @InfoGibraltar, @EloiseLeto, @MickyBell, @llanita84:

 

Photos by Donovan Torres (via Daily Mail):

 

Photos by Info Gibraltar (more here): 

 

Photos by Forces.tv

 

Henry Cavill and his brother Nik do the press after the Gibraltar Rock Run. Photos by Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund (RMCTF) Facebook page:

 

After the Run, Henry said: "I am really proud to be a part of the event today and to support the Royal Marines – they are obviously close to my heart with my brother Nik. He let me beat him today – I think he was being kind though."

Our correspondents are doing interview with Henry Cavill and his brother Nik: 

 

For all the exclusive coverage in partnership with CAASister, we should thank our amazing girls, Fatima and Noelia! 

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