Weʼve raised £470 to complete The Welsh Three Peaks challenge for Martin! We're calling this 'Mountains for Martin'
- Funded on Thursday, 28th September 2017
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That fella on the left of the photo in the blue and black kit is Martin - his humble nature belies an impressive palmarés, but you have to catch him on the road to get a story out of him about his glory days. Martin has been a cornerstone of our club for years, full of advice, knowledge and patience that he has always offered freely, and with great humour. Martin was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in February of 2017. He was due to ride the Marmotte Challenge for a second time with some friends in the summer, however was unable to go following his diagnosis. Martin's friends and cycling club mates are determined to make his life a full and happy one, and a big part of that is funderaising to help Martin and his family access equipment and services that will ensure his quality of life is comfertable and happy. In order to achieve some of this goal, 5 of us will tackle the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge on the 8th and 9th September. On Day 1 we will begin before sunrise by summiting Pen Y Fan Mountain, and then travel north to summit Cadair Idris before the sun sets. On Day 2 we will tackle the final mountain in our trio, summitting Snowdon to complete our challenge for Martin. Please help us raise money by sponsering our mountain advetures - Martin has always been most at home in the mountains so it is fitting for us that we should be challenged in his preferred terain!
- 1 year ago
Charlotte Jennings1 year ago
Thank you so, so much to everyone who has donated! We are overwhelmed by everyone's support for our challenge, and will be smiling and thinking of Martin every step of the way! We will keep you posted on how it goes, so keep an eye on social media! Love The Mountains for Martin crew xx
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Sep 24, 2017
Let's do all we can for Martin , well done Charlie for taking the initiative
Sep 24, 2017
Donated on behalf of Chris Williams and Mike and Mary Farmer plus one other anon
Sep 21, 2017
Donated by Matt Morden, Alison Owen-Yeates and Reg & Jane Jones.
Sep 12, 2017
Donated on behalf of John Williams and Andy Bowen
Dawn, Anthony and girls
Sep 7, 2017
Good luck to you all! Bonjour xx
Sep 7, 2017
Good luck Charlie! I know you'll smash it for such a great cause! X
Sep 6, 2017
Good luck with your challenge. Go Charlie! Love from Julie and Wayne ( aka Mam and Dad! ) xx
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