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A St John’s student will make an ass of himself for charity by running the Oxford Half Marathon dressed as a donkey to raise money for a charity which cares for neglected animals.

Tom Ough will participate in the October 13th event, running 13 miles in full costume in order to raise money for ‘The Donkey Sanctuary’ because “it was a donkey which carried Mary to Bethlehem”.

So far Ough has raised £21.00 of his £100.00 target. Donations can be made at

Ough said: “I feel a lot in common with donkeys. Overworked? Check. Underappreciated? Double check. Ruthlessly well hung? You bet your sweet ass! It felt only appropriate to give something back to my brethren.”


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