hugh cole

5,000 km in an inflatable kayak for CRUK

Fundraising for Cancer Research UK
raised of £10,000 target
Cancer Research UK

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RCN 1089464, SC041666, 1103 & 247
We pioneer life-saving cancer research to help us beat cancer


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C19 Update: Well this year I was trying to plan paddling most of the length of Ireland but I think it very likely that C19 has stopped that idea! But you never know! Watch this space on that!! If I can go to Ireland then the overall target will increase to 6,000 km of legally navigable (by inflatable kayak) waterways!

Please keep on donating to this fantastic cause & a huge heartfelt thanks to all those from all over the World who have already donated! Cruising the Cut gets my message & challenge all over the World, thanks Dave!

The challenge is to paddle at least 5,000 km around various waterways! In 2013 I did 240 km, in 2014 I did 505 km across southern France (from one side to the other!) In 2015 I did 500 km, in 2016 it was the biggie, 1,185 km (that's 27 full marathons back to back with my arms whilst sat on my bum!) and in 2017 I did 420 km.   2018 paddled 490 km starting at Tewitfield at the head of the Lancaster canal & ending at Atherstone. This year its 620 km starting at Ripon & ending near Lichfield.

That will bring my total so far to 3,765 (ish) km of paddling!

Cancer has touched us all, every year someone I know has died from it! Cancer research is the best way to beat it, to eradicate it from our planet so please support CRUK and donate as much as you can!

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Cancer Research UK

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RCN 1089464, SC041666, 1103 & 247
We‘re the world‘s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving and improving lives through research. We fund research into the prevention, detection and treatment of more than 200 types of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses.

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