I’ve taken part in a long distance trek each year since 2012. This year, I’m doing two, both in support of Cancer charities.
On June 6th, I’m walking 27 miles across the Brecon Beacons, including taking in Pen y Fan about 2/3 of the way around. This trek is in support of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, which my sister was diagnosed with 6 weeks into her pregnancy at the end of last summer.
Co-incidentally, my new niece Cassie will be exactly 2 months old on the day of this challenge (and if all goes to plan we will be finishing almost exactly around the time she was born!)
As a warm up(!) on 16th May I am walking 26 miles across the South Downs, between Lewes and Beachy Head. This trek is in support of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, who support the work of the Royal Marsden Hospital.
This is a world-leading cancer centre specialising in diagnosis, treatment, care, education and research. It was the first hospital in the world, opening in 1851, dedicated to Cancer Treatment and Research and it remains an NHS Hospital.
They are also currently treating my team mate’s Mum for a rare type of Cancer.
I hope you will agree two very worthwhile organisations, and any support you feel able to provide to either (or both!) via our JustGiving page would be very much appreciated.