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Guinness World Record Thames Pedalo Challenge

5 team members

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]On August 26th Alex Gibson, alongside Alun Thomas, Andy Long and Joe Reed, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to travel the length of the Thames (128 miles) on a Pedalo![/p][p]The current record stands at 4 1/2 days but Alex and the team are looking to take a big chunk off this.[/p][p]They will be raising money for Challenging MND, a charity which looks to help those living with Motor Neurone Disease fulfil memorable challenges and events.[/p][p]Motor Neurone Disease is a rapidly progressing neurological disease that affects the brain and the spinal cord. It can leave people locked in a failing body, unable to move, talk, swallow and eventually breathe. Up to 5,000 adults are living with MND at any one time in the UK. The prognosis for MND is on average 2-3 years.[/p][p]Alex himself was diagnosed with MND in January in 2018 but still continues to push himself to his limits, which included last year scaling the 3 Peaks and cycling the 480 miles in-between all in one week, and just earlier this month walked a double marathon (52 miles) in one day!![/p][p]Please support Alex and the team in their quest to break the record and at the same time help many people living with MND.[/p][p]#InspiredByGibbo[/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

26 Aug 2020

Supporters

Sep 18, 2020

Dave Iain Ross Sacha

All the best to the team of pedalo world record breakers and to raising as much as possible for Challenging MND. Beas wishes Iain, Dave, Ross, Sacha.

£140.00 plus £35.00 Gift Aid

Sep 14, 2020

Anonymous

Well done Alex!

£15.00

Sep 13, 2020

James Grandison

Well done team, amazing effort

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 12, 2020

Max Brightwell and family

Excellent work guys. Very inspirational!!

£50.00

Sep 9, 2020

Anonymous

great effort gents

£120.00 plus £30.00 Gift Aid

Sep 9, 2020

William Bennett

Congratulations Alex - to you, Alun & Team - we are all very proud of you.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 8, 2020

Peter Norman

Good luck lads. Amazing challenge!!!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Sep 7, 2020

Richard Eveleigh

A great and touching achievement. Many congratulations.

Sep 6, 2020

Anonymous

Well done Alex and team. Dom, Pip, Rohan & Lila x

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Sep 5, 2020

Paula

Congratulations on a fantastic achievement

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Andrew Cappaert

Andrew Cappaert

Andy Long

Andy Long

J Reid

J Reid

Alex Gibson

Alex Gibson

Alun Thomas

Alun Thomas