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Paul Richards

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Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Hi I'm taking part in the Mongol Derby starting on the 9th of August 2017 .[/p][p]THe Mongol Derby is know as The toughest and Longest Horse race in the World .[/p][p]The Race takes place on The Mongolisn Steepe covering 1000 Kilometres[/p][p]or 621 miles  in 10 days . having to Average 62 miles a day or Hayle to Launceston on an average day and Hayle to Exeter on a good day ![/p][p]Changing horses every 30 Kilometre staying with the local Herders at night ,navigating by GPS the tempreture can vary from -2 at night to + 35 by day ,only being able to carry 5 Kgs  of Luggage ! so that means for me the same clothes for the 10 Days . Crossing open grass country ,Forest sections Desert sections and Rivers and bogs to name a few types .[/p][p]For me persoally I have to get my weight down to Kgs in my birthday suit ! and I was 95 Kgs when I got a place to ride now down to 80Kgs with a few more Kgs to go that ment loosing 20% of my body weight a challenge in it's self .[/p][p]The Race is over now it did Finish on day 9 with a day spare ! Along the way I have made some great frieds as we all helped one an other along the way we had highs and lows ,it has been a life changing experiance for me I would like to thank all my friends who help me along the way ,I knew it was going to be tough but that word has a new meaning now Day 3 was the worst with heavy rain and blowing winds the race was halted for a short while as some riders got Hypothermia .[/p][p]Now looking forward to getting home with my  familly and back to work . x[/p][p][/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

09 Aug 2017

Supporters

Nov 14, 2017

George Blight

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Oct 18, 2017

John Tozer

Well done Paul, I knew you could do it.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Oct 12, 2017

Anonymous

Congratulations from all at LIC (UK)

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Oct 11, 2017

Sally Russell

Well done Paul from all of us at Envirosystems - what a fab achievement! It was great to catch up again at the Bath and West Show. Speak soon

£10.00

Oct 5, 2017

Nick Green

Fantastic achievement - well done Paul.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 15, 2017

Philip and Denise

Great experience, achievement and cause.

£100.00

Sep 11, 2017

Steve and Ali Bone

Amazing achievement for a fantastic cause.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Sep 11, 2017

Mark Bromell

£25.00

Sep 4, 2017

Anonymous

Well done, Paul

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 4, 2017

Nick george

Outstanding effort paul , well done

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid