Crawling Across the Solent

Paul Shoulders

Target: £250.00



Start Date: 27-Feb-2019

End Date: 31-Oct-2019

Event Date: 27-Jul-2019

About my fundraising


I decided to do the Solent Swim in order to help our local Sports and Community Centre. The Centre is independently run and is a vital hub for the whole community in the west of the Island. In addition to the pool, which I tend to use most, there are various other sports facilities and other activities for all ages that take place during the week.

I have been training hard since September 2018 and can now swim 100 lengths of the pool. (Equivalent to one and a half miles approx.) When I started I could barely do more than a couple of lengths of Crawl. I am sure I will be able to do the Solent Swim which is about one and a quarter miles in length.

Also I will be 60 years old this year and decided that I should celebrate this milestone in a rather different way.

So please sponsor me - many thanks if you do and if you decide not to thanks for looking at this page.


P.S. When you make a donation, don't forget to check the Gift Aid box if you're a UK taxpayer as then your charity can claim an extra 25% from the government!

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Martin & Caroldonation18-Apr-2019£25.00£6.25You're safe as my father is no longer sailing his boat in the Solent!
Fee Maguiredonation17-Apr-2019£30.00Enjoy the day xxx
Brian Abrahamdonation17-Apr-2019£10.00£2.50Good Luck,Paul!
Amanda & Jondonation16-Apr-2019£20.00£5.00You can do it Paul!
Gerald Reesdonation15-Apr-2019£20.00£5.00Hope the wet suit fits
Andrew Maguiredonation15-Apr-2019£30.00All the best for your training and swim.
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Rachel & Bendonation26-Mar-2019£20.00£5.00Good luck Paul!
James & Vicki Gibbinsdonation25-Mar-2019£15.00£3.75Good luck Paul!
Hannah Beanlanddonation14-Mar-2019£20.00£5.00Good Luck PAUL!! What an amazing achievement
Angiedonation09-Mar-2019£50.00You've gone to amazing lengths already with your training. I can only imagine how brilliant you'll feel when you've achieved the swim. I'm very proud of you.

My fundraising page is raising money for West Wight Sports and Community Centre Trust

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