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Walking The South Down Way For Cancer Research UK

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  • Team members: Andy & Babs Reid
  • Event: Walking The South Downs Way For Cancer Research UK, 25 Jun 2012 to 02 Jul 2012

Cancer Research UK

We pioneer life-saving cancer research to help beat cancer sooner

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Andy & Babs are Walking the South Downs Way to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK

View our blog at http://andybabs.blogspot.co.uk

Something that we feel that is close to everyone’s heart !...

Like so many other people having had family, close friends and colleagues who have lost their fight against cancer and now also having two family members fighting cancer.

Andy & Babs wanted to do something to help other people who have been, and will be in the future, affected by this terrible disease.


To celebrate our 40 years of marriage on 17 June - We decided that we would take on the challenge of a long distance walk in the South of England called The South Downs Way which is 100 miles long and follows the old routes and droveways along the chalk escarpment and ridges of the South Downs from Winchester to Eastbourne.


We Started this walk on 19th June and took eight days to complete it.

We would like to get as many people as possible to help in our fundraising, and by asking you to sponsor us!

You can view the walk by going to the following link:
www.nationaltrail.co.uk/southdowns

You can also read about Cancer Research UK by going to the following link:
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Alternatively you can donate online by going to the following link:
www.justgiving.com/AndyBabsSDW Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving and they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the Cancer Research UK and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate We raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Our promise is that every penny collected will go to Cancer Research UK and will not be taken to pay for our walk, we are paying all expenses for this ourselves.

So please dig deep and donate now !....

What a coincidence.... By chance we found out that the South Downs Way was opened 40 years ago.... So we celebrate a Double Ruby Anniversary as we do the walk along the Way... How fitting is that!...

In advance and on behalf of Cancer Research UK and the people that it will help to benefit in the future - we thank each and every one of you for your kind help and support !………..

Yours forever grateful Andy & Babs

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