Graham's Ring Race

Graham Cooke

Target: £300.00



Start Date: 08-May-2010

End Date: 31-Jul-2010

Event Date: 26-Jun-2010

About my fundraising

Update: I did it in 25hours and 27 minutes!

Total collected (including this page) approximately £1500 !!!

I started off at 09:26 on Saturday morning and soon came to Marple locks. Tom was there to refuel me and check that all was OK. Then I paddled on into Manchester and portaged the boat along canal street where Louise and the family were a welcome sight with food and drink. Later in the afternoon I met up with a bunch of WASC kids and we had our picture taken with the boat. Dave, Charlie and Jake (very good paddlers from Warrington) came our and escorted me though the section from Lymm to Grappenhall - much needed moral support. Towards Preston Brook Graham came out and ensured that I kept my pace up! Meeting Bill for more food the tunnel top was welcome before the night section. Paddling at night through the Middlewich locks was hard, it seemed they would never end. The image of the kids earlier in the day kept me going - I knew, for their sake, I must finish....more more

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Graham CookeEveryclick Search£1.86I am shopping on eBay and raising money
David and Dorothy Handdonation04-Jul-2010£10.00£2.80Well done !
Nibsdonation01-Jul-2010£25.00£7.00Well done - cracking effort
Anonymousdonation30-Jun-2010£100.00£28.00what a fantastic achievement, you are a star
AnonymousEveryclick Search£0.02Every search raises money
Emma, Sarah and Kim Jacksondonation28-Jun-2010£30.00£8.40Heard about it from our Dad and wanted to support you!
Rockhopperdonation27-Jun-2010£10.00£2.8025 hours sat on your bum in a k***k!? Well done!
Tony Fdonation27-Jun-2010£25.00£7.00Scaryduck! We are doing the Cheshire this year, pub crawl!
Frank Collierdonation25-Jun-2010£25.00£7.00ScaryDuck said "Give", so I gave. Good luck.
Another WASC parentdonation25-Jun-2010£50.00£14.00great effort get paddling
Jake & Sue Jacksondonation24-Jun-2010£20.00£5.60Beware of plastic bags.
Juergen Fischerdonation24-Jun-2010£10.00Goof Luck also from Germany !
Julie_Beedonation23-Jun-2010£25.00£7.00Good luck Graham!
Dave Truzzi-Franconidonation21-Jun-2010£10.00£2.80Hope to see you canalside or on the course good luck!
charliedonation17-Jun-2010£10.00£2.80you can do it
Dave Arundaledonation13-Jun-2010£10.00£2.80Good Luck (Hope you have plenty of padding for your seat)
Jenny Watts (WASC staff)donation08-Jun-2010£5.00£1.40Fantastic idea!
Luke Wellsdonation04-Jun-2010£5.00£1.40Good luck Graham!
Jane Howarddonation01-Jun-2010£5.00£1.40Worth every penny
Graham CookeEveryclick Search£0.25Every search raises money
Dave Edendonation30-May-2010£5.00£1.40Go fro it Graham
Poppy (Jeff's other daughter!)donation27-May-2010£5.00£1.40Good luck :)
Chloe Helm (Jeff's Daughter)donation25-May-2010£5.00£1.40Good Luck - what a worthy cause.
Sarah Rodgersdonation25-May-2010£10.00£2.80Good Luck!
Timdonation25-May-2010£10.00£2.80Good luck Graham -
Denise Shawdonation20-May-2010£10.00£2.80Go Graham!!
Solent Sea Kayakingdonation16-May-2010£10.00£2.80Best wishes from
Nic Reiddonation11-May-2010£5.00£1.40GO Graham!
lanadonation09-May-2010£25.00£7.00good luck
Donna & Gareth Wrightdonation09-May-2010£20.00£5.60All the best for the paddle

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