Hari gets on his bike for Porthdinllaen RNLI.
On the weekend of 18-20 June, Hari Fitzpatrick and his fellow members of local Clwb Beicio yr Eifl Cycling Club, will undertake a 300 mile cycle challenge to fundraise for RNLI Porthdinllaen.
Hari, 19, a keen cyclist himself and a volunteer lifeboat crew member at Porthdinllaen, along with his fellow riders at local cycling club, Clwb Beicio Yr Eifl, will start their challenge on Friday 18 June. The first day will see them cycling from Porthdinllaen to Llangollen, second day will see them cycle from Llangollen to Aberystwyth and finally, on Sunday 20 June, return to Porthdinllaen, a total of over 300 miles - all in aid of the RNLI
Hari said: 'I`ve been training weekly for the challenge doing various distances to build my fitness levels up. I can`t wait to get started now and raise much needed funds for the RNLI at the same time.'
Ken Fitzpatrick, Hari`s father and also Lifeboat Operation Manager at Porthdinllaen added: 'Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, our crew have responded to all calls for assistance, however, we have been unable to fundraise during the pandemic and I`m grateful to Clwb Beicio yr Eifl for organising the challenge'.
If you wish to donate, please use the following link, your support is greatly appreciated https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/pyrnli-lleol-local
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.