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Myeloma Charity Road Run

August 08 2014 - Articles Category

​Club committee member Andrew Waling and a crew of club members will undertaking an epic journey at the end of this month.

They will be taking Andrew’s Foster Showman’s Engine ‘Lord of the Isles’ on a road trip 200 miles long. From Wisbech St Mary in the depths of the fens all the way to the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Hoping to complete the journey in two days the team are raising money for the charity Myeloma UK

Mylemoa is a cancer of the blood, a cancer that sadly claimed the life of Andrews grandfather; Frank several years ago

So for nearly £3,000 has been raised, including an exceptionally generous donation of £1,000 from the Great Dorset Steam Fair

The team set off on Friday 22nd of August. Look out for progress reports on our facebook page.

For those wishing to donate you can do so online by clickinghere

Alternatively why not visit the engine and meet the crew at the Great Dorset Steam Fair on 27th - 31st September - find out more by clickinghere

The team will also be at Lincoln Rally (16th & 17th August), Haddenham Rally (6th & 7th September), and Bedfordshire Steam & Country Show (12th - 14th September)

Please give generously!


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