On Wednesday of last week I was out walking my two dogs along the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal, this was the scene of a 29 mile sponsored walk I did in 2010 for my Children`s Unit Hospital Charity. As I was walking I was thinking that I hadn`t done any fund raising of late, mainly due to some personal issues of my own and maybe it was time that I did something about it.
This week we have read the extremely sad post that Merlin had lost his dad to Prostate cancer and then realising how many people had been affected by this dreadful disease.
By kind permission of JAYB I can now announce that I will be doing that 29 mile walk again on the bank holiday of August 31st 2015.
All the proceeds that this event raises will be split 50/50 between Prostate Cancer UK and The Musgrove Park Children`s Unit in Taunton. Somerset.
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal starts at the docks in Bridgwater and ends at Firepool Lock in Taunton where the canal meets the River Tone and is approximately 29 miles long from one end to the other and back. In 2010 it took me approximately 12.5 hours to complete and Sox, one of my dogs did the walk with me and the weather was perfect.
These are two very deserving charities so let`s make this the biggest fund raiser yet!