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    Weʼve raised £7,910 to support the amazing work of our two charities, the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Association and James Place

    Yukon River
    Funded on Thursday, 8th September 2022

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    On 3rd July 2022 Will and Toby will be competing in the Yukon 1000, a 1000 mile canoe race down the Yukon River from Whitehorse, Canada to the Dalton Highway Bridge, Alaska. They are taking on this enormous challenge in support of two charities very close to them, James' Place and the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Association (please read below for more on the two charities).

    The Yukon 1000 must be completed within 10 days and is non-stop and non-supported, with us having to carry all our kit, food and supplies with us from the start to the finish. Described as the world's toughest survival and endurance race, the Yukon 1000 follows the footsteps of early adventurers, immersing competitors in the raw, untouched wilderness that few humans will ever experience. Yukon 1000 challengers must have the physical and mental fortitude to cope with the staggering feat of paddling 18 hours a day; just to complete the race. Completely self-sufficient, teams sleep rough where they stop, and in extreme cases must be able to survive in true wilderness. More people have been up Everest than have been beyond Dawson City.

    James’ Place exists to save the lives of men in suicidal crisis by making the experience of finding help as easy as possible. It offers men who are experiencing a suicidal crisis a brief, intensive, therapeutic intervention in a safe environment. Men who walk through the door at James’ Place find themselves in a space where they feel valued and respected.

    The first James’ Place centre opened in June 2018 in Liverpool, the first of its kind in the UK, and has to date supported more than 450 men experiencing suicidal crisis, delivering over 2,000 therapy sessions using an innovative therapeutic intervention. A new James’ Place centre will open in London in early 2022, and we plan to open further centres across the UK over the next three years.

    The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) is here to support all those living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) to allow them to live their lives to the full. Visit our website at www.nras.org.ukNRAS is changing minds, changing services, changing lives for people with RA and JIA

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      89

      • Sam

        Sam

        Sep 1, 2022

        Well done guys, amazing effort x

        £50.00

      • Paul Morris

        Paul Morris

        Aug 29, 2022

        Well done guys. Inspirational. The mental toughness just as much as the physical torture.

        £40.00

      • Freddie

        Freddie

        Aug 4, 2022

        Congrats guys, an incredible effort! Probably for the best that Josh couldn’t ‘coincidentally’ make it!

      • Will & Tori Hackett

        Will & Tori Hackett

        Jul 26, 2022

        Awesome achievement Toby & Will. Congrats!

        £50.00

      • Olly, Hattie, Kit, Tabby and Luna

        Olly, Hattie, Kit, Tabby and Luna

        Jul 25, 2022

        Absolute respect but you’re also absolutely bonkers!So impressed with your effort, ridiculous thing to have achieved and for such great causes. Can’t wait to hear all the stories. Big love xx

        £100.00

      • Hamira Khan

        Hamira Khan

        Jul 20, 2022

        Absolutely incredible to hear your story Toby, well done!

        £50.00

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        Jul 18, 2022

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      William Goodwin and Toby Fenwicke-Clennell

      William Goodwin and Toby Fenwicke-Clennell

      Yukon River

      Pushing our mental and physical endurance in aid of our two charities.

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