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Big NSPCC challenge Chasing the Sun

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The NSPCC in Lincolnshire is looking for people to take part in a challenge with a difference – and help raise vital funds for children and young people.

Chasing the Sun involves a bike, hike and canoe in the stunning surroundings of the Lake District, all between sunrise and sunset on Saturday April 26. Call 0844 8921119 or visit www.nspcc.org.uk/chasingthesun

The challenge starts at the crack of dawn and will include off-road mountain biking around the famous lake of Derwentwater (approximately 25 miles), a trek up and back down Haystacks (approximately six miles) and a two to three mile canoe on Derwentwater - all before sunset.

Sharon King, NSPCC community fundraising manager for Lincolnshire said: “This is an exciting event in some of the most stunning surroundings in the UK. It’s quite different from other fundraising activities as it offers a chance to participate in a variety of activities which I hope will appeal to a range of people. Hiking, canoeing and cycling are some of the best ways to explore the Lake District too!

“I would urge anyone who fancies a challenge with a difference to sign up to take part so that we can continue to raise vital funds for our local services which offer a lifeline to children and young people in Lincolnshire.

This event is designed for teams of two, but individual registrations are also being accepted but to enter participants need to commit to the following: Registration fee£39 per person; Minimum sponsorship: £300 per person.

 

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