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More about Alison and Lindsey’s Mighty Hike for Macmillan Cancer Support

On 15th July, Lindsey Adams, our assistant café manager is taking on the marathon distance of the Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike and will walk 26 miles with her friend, Amy Cook, and on 16th July, our General Manager, Alison Riley, husband Paul and five friends will do the 13-mile challenge of the same event.

“My husband has Prostate Cancer he was diagnosed in 2020. He is a very strong and positive man and I am immensely proud of what he has achieved. He has taken part in numerous fundraising walks since his diagnosis and I have decided to walk with him on this occasion. Any donation would be greatly appreciated,” said Alison.

The Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike goes from Alnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle and takes in the beautiful beaches and fishing villages of the Northumberland Coast. It is one of 12 hikes taking place in some of the most beautiful and unspoiled parts of the UK from the Lake District to the Gower Peninsula. Each participant pledges to raise £250 to fund services for people living with cancer and it is hoped that the Northumberland Coast hike will raise a total of £1.6 million.

“£250 doesn’t sound like much to raise, but when you consider that £252 could pay for a Macmillan Support Worker for two days and just £32 could pay for a Macmillan Nurse for an hour, it’s an achievable goal and a very worthwhile thing to do,” said Lindsey.

Both Alison and Lindsey have exceeded their £250 targets but would welcome additional donations in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Donate here for Lindsey and here for Alison

Thank you

PS In 2019, our co-founder, Farmer Karl raised £20,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support when he took part in the Macmillan Ride of Your Life at York Racecourse.