Welwyn man and his labradoodle to tackle 82-mile challenge for charity

PUBLISHED: 15:17 21 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:00 28 March 2017

Geoff Rawlings fundraising for Isabel Hospice last year.

Geoff Rawlings fundraising for Isabel Hospice last year.

Archant

A Welwyn man and his dog will tackle an eye-bulging 82-mile challenge for charity.

Geoff Rawlings and his 18-month-old labradoodle, Nyla, will attempt to walk Hadrian’s Wall for Welwyn Garden City-based charity Isabel Hospice.

He has fundraised several times for the charity, including a trek in Iceland, the Five Peaks Challenge and the Three Yorkshire Peaks last year – raising £4,000.

Geoff said: “I am heading with anticipation as we did two 14-mile walks on the south downs last week for training and found it very tough going.”

Laura Pigott, community fundraiser for the hospice, said: “Geoff loves a challenge, and we are really rooting for him on this one.

“Hopefully Nyla will keep a spring in his step, in what will be a difficult trek for him to complete.

“We wish him all the best and are grateful for his continuing support.”

To sponsor Geoff visit his fundraising page

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Welwyn Hatfield Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Welwyn Hatfield Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Welwyn Hatfield Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

7 minutes ago

Council workers had to clear manure and rubbish from a Potters Bar park yesterday after travellers spent several days on the land.

46 minutes ago

Pickpockets distracted a pensioner at the bus station in Welwyn Garden City yesterday, taking her bank card and stealing hundreds of pounds.

A Welwyn Garden City-based charity has been nominated for the chance to receive a grant of up to £25,000 but is relying on Welwyn Hatfield residents to vote for them.

10:02

It’s a rare opportunity to get a flight in an air ambulance without the downside of being seriously ill – so I didn’t need asking twice to take up the offer.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards