Friday, May 20, 2016

The Durrell Challenge: Exclusive Pics And Video

It's hard to believe it's been nearly a week since The Durrell Challenge!

Thanks to your support for Henry and Durrell, the charity almost raised its £20,000 target. You can still help them get there (it's so close).

These are our exclusive pics and video from the race and the fun day that followed. Henry's girlfriend, Tara, was not only there to support him but also participated in the challenge (which Henry told us was not an easy run). His trainer Mike Blevins and his wife also ran with Henry, as his mom and other members of his family cheered him on. In all, more than 300 people took part in The Durrell Challenge. Congratulations, everyone!

Here's Henry arriving at the finish line

Throughout the day, fans at Durrell Wildlife had the opportunity to meet Henry. He also gave away his first car to a very lucky Grace LeMas, who still can't believe she won.
Here's our video of the big moment, as Henry handed her the keys and gave away a few other prizes. You also see a bit of the meet and greet with his fans.

Henry told us he was happy to part with his car, if it meant raising funds for Durrell. And Grace even got it autographed by him!

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Here are our photos from the meet and greet and the raffle, you can see them all in HQ in the gallery below (please courtesy if you repost).

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We still have more from The Durrell Challenge to share with you before the end of the week, and we're hoping with your help to reach the total goal on the charity's JustGiving page. You can also still donate on Henry's page and leave him a message of support. Every little helps!

Thanks everyone.


  1. Those cheekbones and that jaw line, mmmm. Henry has a very attractive mother. Actually his whole family is attractive.

  2. Great pictures!

  3. This is absolutely fabulous so glad it went well and Henry shows us once again what a sweetie he is yet also a tiger, when I watch Man of Steel with the monkeys (I have two girls) we always say "go get 'em tiger" when he starts to fly 😉 very apt I think for such a gent who puts his heart in all he does 😊

  4. He's a cutie! that smile is dangerous loooool

  5. Adorable! I like his hair this way with a little stubble hopefully it will be like this in JL. Omg his future kids will be so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  6. He's amazing. He has made a double effort for Durrell : a race + a long time for his fans ( what an impressive queue ). Standing all this time, he was certainly hot with his beautiful shirt. He would have been pretty tired but he has the smile for each person. He's realy a Superman. I love him


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