Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure



James completes his 200 mile Challenge

James Cook, who is 70 and suffers from Parkinson’s disease, yesterday completed his 200 mile walk from Chittlehampton in Devon to Littlehampton on the Sussex coast.

At The Finish Line

 

James started walking on the 2nd of September, (follow this link to see the story), and has walked about 10 miles a day, every day, since then.

on the road

 

James has been walking in order raise funds for four charities that each have special meaning to him; Calvert Trust ExmoorABF The Soldiers’ CharityParkinson’s UK and Friends of St Hieritha’s Chittlehampton, and so far has raised over £15,000 to be split equally between the for charities.

 

water stop

 

Tony Potter, CEO of Calvert Trust Exmoor: "What a fantastic achievement! All of us at Calvert Trust Exmoor would like to congratulate James on completing his challenge. We are extremely grateful for the money he has raised, which will  go into our bursary funds, enabling guests who require financial assistance to be able to have a break with us."

 

At the finish

 

You can still donate to support James, please visit

 http://www.virginmoneygiving.com/JamesCook15 and make your pledge.

 


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