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Cycling, Rowing, and Running, for fun! 😩 for Steve Prescott Foundation because a good friend of mine told me Steve’s story!

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  • Team members: James Rothwell
  • Event: Challenge Wembley 2019, 11 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2019
  • Team: Wembley Challenge 2019

Steve Prescott Foundation

We support 3 great causes! to help injured RL players and beat cancer!

Charity Registration No. 1121395

Story


I set out on the 6th of February to give this challenge the respect and justice it deserves, at a starting weight of 17.8st to now being 13.12st! On Sunday of next week we start the challenge. For the past few months my life has been dedicated to resemble what I can only think a sportsman/ woman’s, life is like. Steve lived and breathed that life, yet in his darkest days he still continued to break down barriers with his super human mental strength! I was never fortunate enough to meet Steve, I have sat intently listening to his stories told by others! I will give the best of my ability to achieve what I have set out to do. I thank all that have helped, aided, supported, and driven, me throughout my training! I give a amazing thanks to everyone that has given their hard earned money to drive me. I will not let you down, whatever it takes will be done!

Special thanks

Craig Barton, My Cycling family (you know!) Jonny Willson, Darren Woodhall, Terry Beckett, Adam Mitchell, Paul Stafford  and of course my wife Nichola and sons Sebastian and Tobin 👏

Regards David X 


I am privileged to have been given this special opportunity to support this amazing charity in this their tenth anniversary year, whilst at the same time testing my own fitness and stamina to the maximum, in coincidently, my half century year!!

All that I ask is that you dig as deep as you can, in order for this fantastic foundation to continue in its support of others whilst seeing if this soon to be 50 year old is as fit as he hopes he is!!!

Wish me well my friends and see you at Wembley!!!!

CHALLENGE WEMBLEY 2019

ITINERARY

 


CYCLING 

11th August     -Fly to Catalans

12th August-Catalands to Carcassonne

13th August-Carcassonne to Montauban

14th August-Montauban to Sarlat La Caneda

15th August-Sarlat La Caneda to Limoges

16th August -Limoges to Chateauroux

17th August-Chateauroux to Blois

18th August-Blois to Rouen

19th August-Rouen to Chartres

20th August-Chartres to Abbeville

21st August -Abbeville to Dover

22nd August-Dover to Windsor Castle

ROWING 

23rs August-Dragon Boat – Windsor to Teddington Lock

RUNNING 

24th August-Half Marathon – RAF Uxbridge to Wembley

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