Abersoch RNLI Virtual Challenge raises over £800

Lifeboats News Release

Abersoch RNLI have said a very special thank you to everyone who participated in the Abersoch RNLI Virtual Challenge during October.

RNLI/RNLI Abersoch

Thank You Louise!

Covid-19 meant the station were unable to hold their annual bike ride this year, but that didn’t stop Louise Baldwin, one of the station's stalwart fundraisers, who instead organised a virtual challenge event, which has raised over £800.00 so far.

During the course of the four week challenge, willing participants completed 169 miles running, 278 miles walking, 12 miles hiking, a staggering 1,079 miles cycling and six miles on a cross-trainer.

Virtual medals have been awarded to all those who took part with the real thing to follow shortly by post.

Notes to editors

· Aberosch Lifeboat Station has been operating for just over 150 years. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to: https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeboat-stations/abersoch-lifeboat-station

· The current B Class Atlantic 85 Lifeboat launches to a variety of both commercial and leisure craft call-outs.

· Photo credit RNLI Abersoch.

RNLI/Emma Wood

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