RAMPAGE’19 – 27 April 2019

Damian, our General Director, along with nine other fearless risk-takers will be attempting to conquer the Rampage Obstacle Adventure Course.

It’s a 10K route that involves tackling 60 different obstacles. With names like ‘Cargo Killer’, ‘The Swamp’ and ‘Cliffhanger’ this is not for the faint-hearted, but with team camaraderie, a positive attitude and some training beforehand it’s definitely achievable.

Why do it?

Each of the participants know the important work SUNI does in telling children, young people and their families about God’s Good News. By getting sponsored to take part in this event, money will be raised to help SUNI keep doing what they do. Plus… some people just can’t say no to a good challenge!!!

How can I support it?

You can encourage our team and support the work of SUNI by clicking the red button below to donate. If you want to encourage a particular team member you can write their name in the message section. Thank you!!

Meet the Team

Name: Damian Wharton

Job Title: SUNI General Director

Why are you doing it?
As someone passionate about the work that SUNI does and at the same time being aware of the limited amount of finances we have to do some of the exciting things planned in our strategy, Rampage is a brilliant fundraiser to help us increase our income.

What’s going to be your biggest challenge? 
All of it! With 60 obstacles over a 10k run, my body isn’t going to know what’s hit it!

What are you most looking forward to? 
With 10 of us in the SUNI team, I think we’re going to have lots of fun whilst at the same time raising money for the ongoing work.  


Name: Mark McKeown (aka Benny)

Connection with SU: Volunteers as a SUNI Council Member (past C&M Team Leader)

Why do Rampage? (There must be easier ways to raise money?)

Don’t take the easy way! The easier ways usually aren’t as much fun. This should be a lot of fun with a great team and will help to raise plenty of funds too.

What’s your biggest challenge going to be? 

I’m a bit claustrophobic and don’t like enclosed spaces (control freak!) – I’m likely to freak out in those parts of the course.

What are you looking forward to most?

The team effort in doing this togetger and rising to the challenge. 

Name: Leanne Dunlop

Job Title: Field Ministries Director

Why are you doing it? 

Having had the huge privilege of working with SU for 14 years now, I just love all that it stands for and am passionate about seeing this ministry grow and develop!

What’s going to be your biggest challenge? 

All of it!! This is way outside my comfort zone and will definitely be a big test for me…but I’m up for the challenge!

What are you most looking forward to? 

I love the sense of ’team’ that SU fosters, in every aspect of what we are part of. Am definitely gonna need that sense of encouragement, support and fun to help me get through Rampage!

Name: Phil Howe

Job Title: Training & Resources Manager

Why are you doing it?

I’m being forced against my will!! (Jokes) 

I’m doing this because I enjoy a challenge

I’m giving a go at Rampage in the hope that people will give generously to the ministry of SUNI. 

What’s going to be your biggest challenge?

Surviving! When I think about running 10km I feel ok… and then I remember the 60+ obstacles and freak out!

What are you most looking forward to?

Just trying to enjoy the experience, keep going to the end and the team work #OneTeamOneDream
And hopefully in the aftermath people will get behind us in support

To find out who else is on the team make sure you check back regularly.

To find out more about our Rampage Team over the next couple of months visit our Scripture Union Facebook Page, Instagram (@SUNIInfo) and Twitter (@SUNIinfo) and keep coming back to this page.