Adam Sayid determined to deal with the UK’s largest mountain for Marie Curie and helped to lift greater than a thousand kilos for the top of life charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal.
Dad-of-four Adam stated: “I had by no means walked large distances earlier than the lockdown and as soon as I began, I used to be hooked.
“Now I’ve been up a mountain and raised 1000’s for Marie Curie within the course of. This was the most important and most strenuous problem in my life but in addition probably the most rewarding. Hiking is a unique stage and nice in your bodily and psychological well being.
“I might advocate anybody to attempt it. You don’t want a membership as it’s all free. You simply want pair of footwear, a coat after which get out your entrance door and simply stroll.”
Adam – who runs Spice King curry home in Preston took up climbing through the lockdown to get some contemporary air and train.
He began strolling in parks together with his household close to Preston through the pandemic taking up hills in Lancashire and Oldham
Before lengthy earlier than he wished a much bigger problem and him and his daughter determined to aim an actual mountain and trekked up Mount Snowdon in Wales.
He stated: “We solely deliberate to go midway up however, in the long run, we went up and down in simply over ten hours.”
This inspired him to do one thing larger by himself however this time for charity. He signed as much as conquer Ben Nevis in support of Marie Curie and their Great Daffodil Appeal, managing it in simply over eight hours.
Adam’s whose hike raised £1,028 added: “There was magnificent surroundings on the way in which up akin to actually excessive beautiful waterfalls which was breath taking.
“I received to the summit in three and half hours and also you had been so excessive you felt such as you had been near heaven as you had been above the clouds. It was an excellent sense of accomplishment going up and down.
“I did this problem for Marie Curie as they do such worthwhile work with the terminally unwell that wants recognition, particularly within the Asian neighborhood.”
Now his problem has impressed the following technology of walkers in his neighborhood.
The 47-year-old stated: “We attempt to get out as soon as per week and I’ve a bunch of walkers who include me, and my family and friends message me on Facebook about strolling.
“I have additionally joined a strolling Facebook group arrange for Asian walkers. My curry takeaway employees are all up for a problem as effectively and have all received their boots and we shall be going out as workforce this summer season for our subsequent charity stroll.”
Gina Hopwood Marie Curie Community Fundraiser for Lancashire stated: “We work actually intently with the Preston and Lancashire neighborhood.
“It has been a privilege to be concerned with Adam in supporting his historic Mountain problem. Every donation that Marie Curie receives for our Great Daffodil Appeal will enable us to proceed our very important work to assist terminally unwell locally offering care, recommendation and assist.”
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