New Brighton Crew member completes Lands End to John O’Groats cycle challenge
Volunteer crew member Mark Daly completes Lands End to John O’Groats cycle challenge in 12 days.
The challenge wasn’t without its difficulties as it saw Mark suffer a fall on his bike, several flat tyres and a damaged gear mechanism. Despite these setbacks, Mark completed the challenge in his allotted time.
Mark has completed the challenge to raise money for RNLI and has so far seen him raise over £2600.
Should you wish to contribute, you can donate using the just giving link - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/RNLI-LEJOG-2021
Ian Thornton, Lifeboat Operations Manager, RNLI New Brighton said;
‘This is a fantastic achievement and everyone at New Brighton is extremely proud of what Mark has done. Not only has he completed this difficult challenge but has raised thousands of pounds for the RNLI. I would also like to thank those that have helped him along the way whether it be from kit, sponsorship or donations’
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.