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Richard Walks Wales

Wolters Kluwer 2019
29 May 2019 - 29 May 2020

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Richard Walks Wales

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Richard McChesney

Total raised

£268.00

+ £40.00 Gift Aid

53 Complete
53% of £500.00 target

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Working with Cancer Research UK to find the cure

Every year my work, Wolters Kluwer, does fundraising for Cancer Research UK as a part of our 'values day'. This year values day (17th October) is the same day that I start my next 'adventure' - the Lon Las CYMRU 250 mile Ultramarathon from Holyhead in North West Wales to Cardiff - so I thought I would dedicate my walk to Cancer Research and hopefully raise some money for a great cause.

My last long walk didn't go so well. 230 miles into the 250 mile Thames Ring in June, I had to pull out with a leg injury that eventually resulted in me spending a week in hospital. While in hospital I met a guy who was told that, due to his cancer, he would never be able to live alone again. I will never forget overhearing that conversation and I'm hoping that I can raise money to help prevent other people being told the same news in the future.

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Richard McChesney

2019-10-19T10:48:39+00:00

Thanks for your donations. Unfortunately my walk didn't go to plan. There was heavy rain in North Wales which meant I was saturated and frozen from the start until I was forced to stop at about 135 miles. Of the 35 athletes who started the race, 28 have withdrawn so far! Thanks again for your donation to Cancer Research.

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Candice Gerratt

2019-10-18T09:57:54+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Richard! Hoping you'll make it without injury! Well done and enjoy the views :)

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Elite

2019-10-18T08:43:07+00:00

£30.00

+£7.50 Gift Aid

Fantastic stuff, hope it's a pain-free journey this time!

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Martin OSullivan

2019-10-18T01:23:59+00:00

£20.00

Keep up the great work Richard

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Paul Brace

2019-10-17T14:34:27+00:00

£25.00

+£6.25 Gift Aid

Good luck with the walk

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KC Little

2019-10-16T18:24:33+00:00

£20.00

Hope all goes well Richard!

Total raised£268.00

Online£268.00

Offline£0.00

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