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Weʼre raising £200 to help 2 very worthy causes, close to the heart; Wigan MS Therapy Centre and the Beacon Centre in Taunton.

Wigan, UK
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Ok, so those of you that know me now, are aware that I'm not the skinny racing snake some of you may remember me as.
That is why the challenge I have decided to undertake is a big ask!
On 10 June, I will being taking part in the Great North Swim on Lake Windermere. For some reason I have decided to dive straight in (excuse the pun) and do the 5km 'race'. This is approximately 200 lengths, should take about 2 hours and is the equivalent of a half marathon in running terms.
Training is tough, and sight of money being pledged would be a great motivator as I enter the final week few sessions.

The 2 charities I will be raising money for are both very important to my family.

The 1st charity is one that helped my mum so much over the last year as she sadly lost her battle with cancer. The staff at the Beacon Centre in Musgrove Park hospital in Taunton were amazing while treating and caring for my mum, Janet. I was there during her last week and the way the staff cared for her, my dad and the whole family was wonderful. She spoke so warmly about the people there and I would love to give them a healthy donation to show my gratitude.

You may or may not know that my fantastic girlfriend and rock of 12 years, Ruth, suffers from multiple sclerosis. This incurable condition effects 100,000 people in the UK and has so many different symptoms. Wigan MS Therapy Centre is a brilliant place for sufferers to go to, for alternative treatments not included on the NHS. They provide aromatherapy, indian head massage and yoga, as well as a fully equipped gym, with machines specifically designed to help the disabled. Not only that, it is also a great place to relax and talk over tea and toast with other like minded people. Ruth is such a positive person, the biggest compliment I can give her is that I sometimes forget she has MS! But when times have been hard, the centre has always been there to support her.

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  • Robert Daley4 months ago
    Robert Daley

    Robert Daley

    4 months ago

    Shoulders screaming, but pushed on through, was hardly moving at the end!

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    Robert Daley

    4 months ago

    My latest training swim, first time over 2 miles!

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    Robert Daley

    Robert Daley

    4 months ago

    Mum and Dad

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Page last updated on: 7/11/2018 10:37 PM

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66

  • Bomber

    Bomber

    Jul 11, 2018

    Tremendous effort Shippers.

    £10.00

  • Janet Daley

    Janet Daley

    Jun 29, 2018

    Mum, you always moaned you never won on our draw. Now you've gone, you are definitely doing something up there! ♥

    £19.90

  • Wigan M&S Therapy Centre Members

    Wigan M&S Therapy Centre Members

    Jun 21, 2018

    £85.00

  • Daniel Airbus

    Daniel Airbus

    Jun 21, 2018

    £50.00

  • Jayne Davy

    Jayne Davy

    Jun 19, 2018

    £20.00

  • Linda Baker

    Linda Baker

    Jun 17, 2018

    Hi Rob, If you are wondering who I am, I’m friends with Sandra lol. £10 is overused 😂Tough challenge, sure you will nail it.Linda and family 🤗

    £11.88

  • Andy Morgan

    Andy Morgan

    Jun 16, 2018

    Top work fellaGreat memories of your mum from chung hom kok club HK and of courseSange jane Ralph and yourself of courseSee you soon

    £20.00

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