I am going to be undertaking the "Winter Fan Dance" - a 24km trek up the Pen Y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons, carrying a 42lb rucksack in the depths of winter! It will be on 5th January so most likely in snow and ice. It's an SAS selection criteria to do it in under 4 hours and I will aim for under 5 hours. Fitch - my trusty sidekick - will be accompanying me!
I am doing this for the Samson Centre - a charity set up by my Uncle 15 years ago following his diagnosis with MS and is now reliant upon for his day to day well being.
The Samson Centre for MS is a self-funded charity offering practical and emotional support for people living with MS in Surrey, SW London and surrounding areas. As well as providing physiotherapy, fitness classes and baric oxygen therapy, they offer a positive and warm environment where MS sufferers and their carers to meet up and talk to others in a similar position to themselves.
With no funding from the NHS or local government and operational costs in excess of £250,000 per annum, these running costs are met from numerous fundraising activities such as this and so I would be so very grateful for your sponsorship – thank you.