Pip Peacock

Pip's Challenge: Walk 1,000 miles in a year

Fundraising for The Air Ambulance Service
raised of £5,100 target
by 294 supporters
We operate emergency helicopter services to make bereavement through trauma rare.


I am aiming to walk 1,000 miles in 2021 to raise funds for the local air ambulance.  In 2019 I suffered life-changing injuries when I was attacked by a herd of cows and was rescued by the Air Ambulance. 

My injuries were so serious I probably would not have survived if I had gone in a land ambulance to hospital.  The helicopter ride took 10 minutes but the road journey from the remote location would have been about 45 minutes.

I also want to raise awareness of the potential dangers of walking near cows, especially with dogs.

I don’t hold any ill feeling about the incident.  I think it was just an unfortunate event.  I have had incredible support since the accident and can see that good things have come out of it.  I am making good progress with my walking despite struggling with pain.

Initially I was hoping to make £1700 as this is the average cost of a mission.  Thanks to the amazing support I've had I'm now aiming to make enough to fund three missions.  Thank you.

Air Ambulance Service operates the local air ambulance services for Warwickshire & Northamptonshire and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland as well as the national paediatric and neonatal transfer service, the Children’s Air Ambulance, covering the whole of the UK. The Air Ambulance Service does not receive funding from the government for its daily missions. It relies entirely on voluntary donations and support from our communities and business. Your support will help keep us flying.

About the charity

We operate the local air ambulances for Warwickshire & Northamptonshire and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, as well as the Children's Air Ambulance across the UK.

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