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1047 miles on foot for Bloodwise

Rachael Davies
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02 Aug 2016

One man's journey around the perimeter of Wales!

Supporter Mark Freeman is currently battling the typical August wet Welsh weather as he undertakes an epic challenge to walk the whole perimeter of Wales - all 1047 miles of it. Mark doesn’t have any support, he’s doing this completely on his own, carrying all of the gear he needs with him.

He chose to support Bloodwise after his Dad passed away from Hodgkin lymphoma just a week before Christmas in 2013. The effects of his Dad’s death coupled with his own health issues saw Mark struggle for a long time, forcing him to leave his degree course in March 2015.

He set himself this challenge as a way to get back on track and do something that his Dad would have enjoyed doing. His aim was to raise £1047 - £1 for every mile but he’s already smashed that target and he’s only about a quarter of the way through his challenge. You can read more about Mark here in his blog post and here in his JustGiving page. 

If you see Mark on his travels this Summer, stop and say hello!