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Mark Harding

Carlisle to Calais 400 Challenge

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I am going to be doing some fundraising for Youth Zone. I want to help the kids, to raise money for anything they need,especially at this time of year and after the tough year we have all been through which will obviously have an effect on the kids. [/p][p]During the first lockdown I rowed the equivalent distance of the Atlantic Ocean (3087 miles) on my kayak machine in my back garden to raise money for the NHS and Soldiers Charity. I was rowing between 40 and 60 miles a day, the challenge took me 88 days to achieve and I was delighted to raise £3457 for the Charities.[/p][p]my next fundraising effort to be for Youth Zone and my thoughts are to get back on my Kayak machine again and cover the distance from Carlisle to Calais (409.4 miles) to help the kidsI it would be amazing if we could raise the same figure for the youth Zone in Carlisle. [/p][p]Carlisle Youth Zone provides young people with a safe and inspiring place to go which raises aspirations, encourages positive behaviour and develops healthy lifestyles. Our youth work team supports young people of all backgrounds, abilities and ages, encouraging personal responsibility, tolerance and ambition. With donor's support Carlisle Youth Zone can ensure that more young people are supported and given opportunities to participate in activities, trips and projects. Carlisle Youth Zone believes passionately in giving the young people of Carlisle the best start in life by providing great facilities and developing young people's ideas and aspirations into engaging and meaningful activities.[/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

15 Dec 2020


Jan 18, 2021


Inspiring others to be the best version of themselves whilst raising vital funds, great job Mark!

Jan 17, 2021

Sam Corfield

Such an inspiration, well done Mark xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jan 12, 2021


Great work 😁⭐

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 10, 2021



Jan 6, 2021


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Dec 30, 2020

Pete Li

Nice one Mark 👍

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 28, 2020


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Dec 23, 2020

Samantha ward

Good luck

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Dec 21, 2020

Audrey Kay

Good luck


Dec 20, 2020

Gay Dobson

Good Luck Mark.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid