One of our fantastic staff members and supporters, Mel Steventon, is setting off today on an EPIC journey to raise money for Community Action Nepal and Women's Aid:
Mel will run and hike over 546 MILES, the total length of Nepal - without leaving the UK!!
"Kicking it off with a race on 15th August which equates to the Lukla to Everest Base camp return trek, (42 Miles, 3000m Ascent) The Lakes Mountain 42 Ultra Marathon in The Lake District will be the start to Mel’s campaign.
On 10th September Mel will then set out from her home near Penrith, Cumbria to hike all 214 Wainwrights totalling around 340 miles and over 36,000 meters of ascent. Mel plans to take around 11 days to complete the hike, stopping on route to sleep in her van or if she is lucky - a room may be offered to her on the occasional evening.
Once recovered from the Wainwrights, Mel plans to run/hike The Dales Way - however, she will again start from home taking in Askham Fell, the old Roman Road to High Street and head down into Bowness, where the official Dales Way route starts. This will add 20 miles to the official way making it a total of around 100 miles.
The final stage of Mel’s journey will be from her family home town of Skipton, following the Lady Anne’s Way, a 100 mile route back to Penrith." Please help support Mel on this incredible venture with some words of encouragement below - and sponsoring her here: gf.me/u/ynmkp2
Thank you!! - and good luck today Mel!!!