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Christopher Leek

Arch 2 Arc

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b]It’s now or never.[/b][/p][p][b]The date has been set.[/b][/p][p]In August 2019, I will be attempting to complete the ultimate challenge:[/p][p][b]The ARCH TO ARC.[/b][/p][p] [/p][p]1. [b]RUN[/b] 87 miles from Marble Arch, London to Dover, then...[/p][p]2. [b]SWIM[/b] across the English Channel and lastly...[/p][p]3. [b]CYCLE[/b] 181 miles from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe, Paris.[/p][p] [/p][p][b]THE TARGET?[/b][/p][p][b]To complete this within 64 hours, and become the [u]World Record Holder.[/u][/b][/p][p] [/p][p]In 2016, I successfully swam the English Channel for Parkinson’s UK. This terrible disease is a challenge my dad has to face every day. Why a new challenge now? Over the last 3 to 4 years my dad has had to take on an even bigger test in life, Lewy body dementia.[/p][p] [/p][p]For the man who taught me [u]courage[/u], [u]confidence[/u] and inspired me to [u]believe[/u] in myself to swim the English Channel, this one’s not only for you dad, but for my Mum and my two sisters, Emma and Katy, who care for you every day.[/p][p] [/p][p]Spread the word, share my page and come and join me on a training session or 2 (available to organise[/p][p]through the Strava app).[/p][p] [/p][p][b]Like me on [/b][url=https://www.facebook.com/chrisleekchannelchallenge/][b]Facebook [/b][/url][b]at[/b] [url=https://www.facebook.com/chrisleekchannelchallenge/]https://www.facebook.com/chrisleekchannelchallenge/[/url][/p][p][b]Follow me on [/b][url=https://www.instagram.com/chris.leek_/][b]Instagram [/b][/url][b]at[/b] [url=https://www.instagram.com/chris.leek_/]https://www.instagram.com/chris.leek_/[/url][/p]
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Jun 17, 2019

Simon and Louise Ward

Hi Chris, wishing you all the best for your training and the challenge. Even dreaming of doing this would be beyond most people. Hope you raise plenty of cash for this great cause.

Jun 16, 2019

Gill and Bill

Wishing you lots of luck xx

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 15, 2019

Amy Webber

My grandad had parkinsons and I suspect undiagnosed Lewy Body dementia. Good luck and give it your best shot but please stay safe.

£10.60 plus £2.65 Gift Aid

Jun 15, 2019

Emma Wallace

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2019


Donating in memory of my Grandad Brian Robins, who we sadly lost to Lewy Body Dementia last year. We miss him every day. All the very best of luck to you Christopher, we'll be cheering you on in your challenge!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2019

Suzanne Barrit

Go for it Chris ! You’re amazing ! Hope to see you all soon and Sending lots of love to the family x


Jun 14, 2019

Laura Thornton

Good luck! Your journey and reason for doing this are incredibly inspiring! X

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 14, 2019

Jenna Wratten

Good Luck Chris x

Jun 13, 2019

Craig - Zillah football card

Good luck Chris.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 13, 2019

Eddie De Souza

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid