Mark Lloyd

I would ride 500 miles in 5 days to revive our rivers

Fundraising for The Rivers Trust
£6,721
raised of £7,000 target
by 98 supporters
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River Revival
Campaign by The Rivers Trust (RCN 1107144)
We're having a River Revival! Our rivers are suffering - but it's not too late to reverse this damage. We want you to join us in savouring our rivers this summer, whether you do a sponsored swim or a riverside walk.

Story

I was lucky enough to be appointed CEO of The Rivers Trust in September 2019 and have been looking for a personal challenge to undertake so that I can raise funds to support our work and also highlight the really important role that Rivers Trusts undertake around the country to increase our resilience to climate change and to revive rivers for wildlife and people.

So, when we started talking about our Great River Revival campaign, and inviting people to 'Take 5' to spare a thought for rivers, I no longer had any excuses to procrastinate!

So, on the 18th to the 22nd of September, I rode my steel Genesis gravel bike 500 miles, via 5 Rivers Trusts, in 5 days (and I'm 50 years old) from my home near Abergavenny to the COP 26 site in Glasgow in late September.  You can check out some of my pictures on Twitter @MarkLloydRT,  and if you can spare £5, £50 or even £500 to beat my target then I'd be really grateful!  

We all rely on rivers for our very survival.  Thriving rivers support thriving communities and the Rivers Trust is leading the effort to revive the thousands of precious, magical and mysterious rivers that wind their way across the UK and Ireland. 

Thank you for your support.

About the campaign

We're having a River Revival! Our rivers are suffering - but it's not too late to reverse this damage. We want you to join us in savouring our rivers this summer, whether you do a sponsored swim or a riverside walk.

About the charity

The Rivers Trust

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RCN 1107144
The Rivers Trust are conservation experts with a wealth of data and expertise at our fingertips. We work with our member trusts to make our shared vision a reality: wild, healthy, natural rivers, valued by all.

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Total raised
£6,720.15
+ £1,680.00 Gift Aid
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£6,720.15
Offline donations
£0.00

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