Debbie's Desert Trek!

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I'm taking part in a 100km trek across the Sahara Desert in aid of Nugent Care. 

Why am I doing this? well, I want to help fund raise and its an opportunity. This will definitely be an experience and it will definitely get me out of my comfort zone... no shower for a week! no luxuries/toilets/make up!  I've no idea how I'll cope with all that! 

This is truly a once in a lifetime experience for a brilliant cause. A couple of the delights I'll be faced with include:

  • Walking next to camels across varied terrain and the wildlife of the Sahara Desert.. wildlife? desert cats, sandfish? ...
  • Trekking over plateaus and sand dunes and through valleys, gorges, and stunning oases... hopefully there will be water!
  • Trekking between 12-30km per day, a total of 100km- I'll need shoes and covers for them, to stop the scorpions and snakes getting in!!
  • Beautiful Moroccan cuisine.. looking forward to this,
  • Extremes of the desert’s day and night temperatures... the desert actually gets cold!
  • Sleeping under canvas, after an evening looking at the clear African skies around the campfire... sounds fab!The training will be fun- if you know me, I have continued walking since lockdown but I don't go the gym and my body is definitely not built for running so my first challenge is "Couch to 5k"- I'm starting this soon and I’ll be walking Snowdon with my work friends in May. I'll provide proof along the way!

Please stay tuned for updates about my training and please help me reach my financial target if you can 😀  

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22 May, 2023
Angela Perry
06 May, 2023

Good Luck Debbie

Sharon Rimmer
05 May, 2023

Youll smash it Debbie... Wish i was coming with you 😁 💪

Update from Debbie

I’ve started the training… for all the none believers… including me!, I have actually started couch to 5k ? … the walks are happening too… just haven’t done an 8 hour walk yet on the sand?

(Update posted on June 2, 2023 13:29)

Debbie's fundraising page will be accepting donations for another 177 days.

Mark Harris      Top Donor     
01 Feb, 2023

Good luck from all of us at BCUK, you'll smash it Deb! 😃

Debbie's fundraising stats
Online donations: £630.00
Match funding: £0.00
Raised offline: £0.00
Gift Aid: £105.00
Total raised: £735.00
Debbie is fundraising for Nugent

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