Amy's 25 Challenges for 25 Years of Midlands Air Ambulance
I am doing 25 Challenges in 12 Months for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity because MAAC runs solely from donations
The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity funds 3 helicopters serving West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire & Welsh borders. Funded entirely by the public, it receives no Government or Lottery funding. £9 million is needed each year to keep it operational
Charity Registration No. 1143118
The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity funds 3 helicopters serving West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire & Welsh borders. Funded entirely by the public, it receives no Government or Lottery funding. £6 million is needed each year to keep it operational.
This is an amazing Charity run solely on donations and without the Air Ambulance many more lives would of been lost, you never know if the day may come where you/your family/your friend may need it.
I originally set out to raise money solely on running the London Marathon on the 24th April 2016 but when I phoned the Air Ambulance and was told about them celebrating 25 Years of service this year I instantly thought 'well how about 25 challenges' one for each year, all completed within 2016.
I've always tried to do a bit of running but between having children its always faded. I started a couch to 10k the end of May 2015 and have managed to carry on from this. The London Marathon will be my first marathon!! In between my training I am bringing up a family of four young children and working a part time job with a husband who's working full time, every free minute that I'm not running around after children or working then I'm training!!! this is proving to be no easy task.
My Challenges are a combination of mental and physical challenges, I have a fear of heights, speed, I don't really like being in water if my feet don't touch the floor and I hate getting cold, dirty and wet, I'm far from being an adrenaline junkie.
Members of my family have taken great delight in coming up with the challenges that they know will make me face my fears!!!
My Challenges Are:
12th March - Attingham Park Night Run
13th March - Ironbridge Half Marathon
20th March - Shrewsbury 10k
17th April Lilleshall 10k
24th April - London Marathon
1st May - Birmingham 10k
22nd May - Snowdonia Half marathon
29th May - Rock 7 Roll Liverpool Marathon
7th June - Red Devils Sky Dive
18th June - Uttoxeter Obstacle Colour Run
19th June - Shrewsbury Half Marathon
2nd -3rd July - National Three Peaks
16th July - Lilleshall Mud Run
22nd July - The Biggest Florida Rollercoaster
13th August - London Rat Race
20th August - Birmingham Colour Run
17th September - Zip Wire
17th September - 150ft Abseil
17th September - 150ft Parachute Descender with Free Fall
24th September - Hawkstone Park Mud Run
16th October - Manchester Half Marathon
30th October- Kickass Endurance Obstacle
12th November - Eaton Mascott
12th November - 10k Extra Shropshire Mud Run
31st December - Shropshire White Run
Just waiting to confirm my 25th challenge
Its time to overcome some fears and raise as much money as I can for a wonderful charity.
I am funding all challenges myself so every single penny donated goes straight to the Midlands Air Ambulance, any donation no matter how big or small is so gratefully received.Thank you so much for your support, it means so much to me
( I will keep a face book page updated for you to follow my challenges and training)
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