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John Baines

Pensioners Paddle the Pennines

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Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Paul Covell (80) and John Baines (75) are departing on their latest adventure. They will paddle their canoe across the Pennines along the 127 mile Leeds / Liverpool Canal. They depart from the centre of Leeds on 1 September 2019 and intend to arrive in Liverpool Docks 12 days later.[/p][p]Both have a passion for the sea, water and adventure and will be raising funds for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. The Trust was begun by the famous sailor Dame Ellen MacArthur. The Trust helps young people rebuild their lives through sailing after the devastation of cancer. [/p][p]Follow our adventure on Instagram: #Pensioners_Paddle_the_Pennines[/p][p]We have done it! Here are some photos along the way. Thank you to all our supporters along the way. It would not have been as good without you.[/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

01 Sep 2019


Oct 28, 2019


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2019

Lizzie (Brown) Graham

Paul.....you're a legend! Presume the paddle went well and your athletic prowess paid off, once again. Lizzie (Brown) Graham

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 3, 2019

Allison McLean

Congratulations to you both! What an adventure and what an achievement for a fantastic cause. Sounds like you would have left Cyclone and Hurricane in your wake! Makes me feel like running around the block! Lots of love from all the McKnights xxxxx

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2019


Well done to you both.

Sep 23, 2019

Chloe Fletcher

Well done to you both. What a fantastic achievement!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Sep 21, 2019

Rebecca and Ben

Well done - what a great achievement!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 21, 2019

Maureen Flintan

Well done the pair of you. What an experience!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Sep 21, 2019

I Pugh



Sep 20, 2019

Rosemary Warburg


£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 20, 2019

Rupert Lodge

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid