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Video update from Mark

Video update from Mark

A quick update from Mark on the water during training on Sunday. Not long to go now. Please do keep an eye on the website and Facebook for updates this week, and throughout the challenge all next week.
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Donations update

Donations update

We are absolutely delighted to say we are well past our fund raising half way mark as we head towards the final few weeks of training and the start of the big challenge. A massive thank you to everyone who has so far donated either by JustGiving, participating in the…
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A successful weekend of reconnaissance

A successful weekend of reconnaissance

A successful reconnaissance this weekend has allowed us to finalised a few last minute details... and now we are all set. Lock keepers sorted, feed stops sorted, overnight locations sorted. The start point does have enough water in it still (thankfully) and the finish is now confirmed as being between…
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TLWB to feature on BBC Radio Lincolnshire today

TLWB to feature on BBC Radio Lincolnshire today

One of our team, Chris Webster, will be a guest on the the Melvyn Prior Show this afternoon between 2-5pm, talking about The Long Way Back challenge and one of our supported charities, Diabetes UK. Make sure you listen in on 94.9-104.7FM, your DAB radio, or online here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_lincolnshire
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The last of the Corporate Sponsors announced

The last of the Corporate Sponsors announced

Delighted to announce the last of the corporate sponsor spaces has now been filled by: Pronto Business Finance. Polyco Healthline. We would like to say a massive thank you to these and all our corporate sponsors who have been so generous, enabling us to actually undertake this enormous challenge for…
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A few more Corporate Sponsors announced

A few more Corporate Sponsors announced

Delighted to announce a few more additions to our corporate sponsor list who are helping us with this challenge. They are: Bus & Coach Centre. Davies Salvage Limited. We would like to say a massive thank you to these corporate sponsors who have been so generous, enabling us to actually…
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Market Day Raised £810

Market Day Raised £810

What a fantastic result. The market day stand we had on the 22nd May helped raise £810 towards our £10k total. A very heartfelt thank you to all who supported us, it really does motivate those 5am training sessions. We will be doing another market day in June so anybody…
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Come and see us on Grantham Market this Saturday

Come and see us on Grantham Market this Saturday

Members of The Long Way Back team will be at the Grantham Market this Saturday 22nd May on our very own stall, to generate some more donations £££. We have an amazing raffle going on with loads of amazing prizes, including a £75 Miller & Carter voucher, bath bomb sets,…
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Did you know…

Did you know…

You should know by now what our challenge involves, but did you know it is the equivalent of kayaking to France everyday for 4 days, and then jumping on our bikes and cycling round the famous Rutland Water reservoir 6 times! We really do appreciate every penny in donations, so…
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