East Cheshire Sub Aqua Club for MCS

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Team fundraiser8 membersMarine Conservation Society
raised of £500 target
the 2.6 challenge
Campaign by Marie Curie (RCN 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland))
The 2.6 Challenge is a simple and fun way for everyone to do their bit to help save the UKs charities.


The 2.6 Challenge launched on Sunday 26 April – what should have been the date of the 40th London Marathon, the world’s biggest one-day annual fundraising event that usually raises millions for charities.

Members of the East Cheshire Sub Aqua Club decided to dust off our SCUBA gear and challenge ourselves!! We chose to support the work of the Marine Conservation Society, the UK’s leading marine charity, in their work to ensure our seas are healthy, pollution free and protected.

We aimed to cycle, walk, do squats and other crazy things that challenge us whilst wearing our SCUBA gear, based around the numbers 2.6 or 26!!

Dave Robinson is still cycling for 26 miles on his exercise bike, Alison Brammer walked up and down the road 26 times, Simon Lowrie and Clive Byrne cycled for 26 miles round Cheshire, Helen Hamer walked for 2.6 miles along the Macclesfield canal, Vesta Charleshouse jogged up the Middlewood Way, Jon Parton played table tennis for 26 minutes, Jo Watson is doing 26 squats/ day for 6 days, Marion Reilly snorkeled in an ice cold water butt for 26.6 seconds, Sue Wainwright potted on 26 tomato plants and Oliver joined in by carrying his Dad's pony cylinder up and down the hall 26 times!!

Thank you for visiting our Justgiving page, for supporting us in our crazy antics and helping us raise some funds to support the work of the MCS.

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The 2.6 Challenge is a simple and fun way for everyone to do their bit to help save the UKs charities.

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Marine Conservation Society

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RCN 1004005
The Marine Conservation Society is the UK charity dedicated to protecting our seas, shores and wildlife. We work to ensure that the rich wildlife of our seas can be restored, that fish stocks can recover and our beaches and bathing waters can become cleaner.

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