January 30, 2023

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An Sudden Journey…

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An Unexpected Journey

We now have a beautiful story about our pal and colleague over right here at Easyspace towers, Colin McGregor.

One in every of Colin’s shut mates, Niall Williams, contracted Covid final 12 months, and in consequence, he spent 95 days in intensive care. He has fortunately recovered after this difficult interval. Phew!

Having spent over 6 months in hospital combating for survival, Niall wished to do one thing to point out his gratitude to all of the individuals who helped him by his time in hospital. So Niall challenged himself to stroll 95 miles in 95 days, a large problem for him personally, elevating funds for the NHS in Fife. Excellent news!

On Thursday, third June, Niall accomplished his “Problem 95” by strolling 95 miles in 95 Days. Effectively accomplished that man!

However there’s extra…

Niall inspired his mates to take up their very own problem primarily based on the quantity ’95’.

So, Colin and some of his closest mates (Scout Leaders) determined to show one thing adverse into one thing optimistic and lift consciousness and funding for the NHS Fife Health Charity. So, they determined to journey the 96 miles of the West Highland Manner – in 95 hours, an sudden journey!

The West Highland Manner is a grueling, arduous journey, the beginning of which is close-by Easyspace towers in Glasgow.

Colin (being Colin) determined to stroll the Manner again to entrance, beginning at Fort William and ending at a spot referred to as Milngavie (pronounced Mullguy – sure it’s bizarre, we all know).  They’d stroll and cycle your complete route in beneath 95 hours.

On the eleventh June 2021, they set off from Fort William, with springs of their steps and perhaps slightly medicinal lubrication to assist calm the nerves…

Day / Night 1.

Begin level: Fort William.
Distance to Cowl: 21 Miles.
Vacation spot: Kinlochleven

Day 2.

Begin level: Kinlochleven.
Distance to Cowl:  39 Miles.
Vacation spot: Beinglas Farm North of Loch Lomond.

Arrival at Beinglas Farm (warning – excessive close-up)

A well earned soft drink

Day 3.

Begin level: Beinglas Farm
Distance to Cowl: 24 Miles. 
Vacation spot: Drymen (simply north of Glasgow).

After a short tumble and an ambulance – Colin and the blokes made in to the campsite at Drymen, to be greeted by Niall and the gang had been clapped onto the campsite.

Day 4.

Begin level: Drymen
Distance to Cowl: 12 Miles. 
Vacation spot Milngavie (simply north of Glasgow).

Success!  The Gang arrived on the Begin of the West Highland Manner in Milngavie.

Arrival in Milngavie

Congratulations to all of them from everybody at Easyspace / iomart.   They’ve managed to lift over £3,000 up to now for NHS Fife Well being Charity, and over £20,000 for each ’95’ associated problem.

If you need to contribute – you are able to do so by visiting the simply giving web page right here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/challenge95andabit



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