Jeffrey’s 85 miles for 85 years

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Jeffrey Long MBE, 12th Bn PARA veteran and PRA member, is celebrated his 85th birthday in a way not many others would – with an 85 mile walk along the Leeds-Liverpool Canal.  And he did it to raise money for SUPPORT OUR PARAS.

Jeffrey set off for his solo walk unsupported, but was joined for part of the way by the Mayor of Skipton.

This isn’t the first time Jeffrey has taken on a huge distance walk for his birthday.  Last year he walked the 84 miles of Hadrian’s Wall for his 84th birthday and he has also previously walked 625 miles from London to Lausanne.

You can read more about Jeffrey’s story here.

You can still donate to Jeffrey’s fundraising page; please visit 

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