‘Non-stop’ Isle of Wight challenge for care home
Whitstable man set to walk 106km around the Isle of Wight for
St John Ambulance Care Home
While many of us will be firing up the barbeques this bank
holiday weekend, Charles Elford will be attempting to make his way
around the Isle of Wight in just 24 hours - covering a massive 106
‘I will start on the Saturday morning and will keep going until
I’ve finished,' said Charles when talking to our Events team
Charles is taking on this enormous challenge in aid of the St
John Ambulance Care Home in Whitstable. His fundraising efforts
will go towards converting a bathroom into a new wet room, enabling
residents to have a better standard of care.
Charles is aiming to raise £1500 for the project. He said: ‘This
improvement work will make a tremendous and long-term difference to
the care home and the people who live there.’
Any extra raised will be put towards recreational activities for
His journey will start at the St John Ambulance Care Home in
Whitstable and finish in West Cowes, covering some difficult
terrain and challenging hills on the island.
Great effort – best of luck Charles!
You can sponsor Charles at his online
Our amazing St John Ambulance fundraisers take on marathons,
treks, skydives and bike rides all year round. Find your own
challenge and be part of a fundraising team that saves lives.