Thank you to our At Home Superheroes!

Posted 1 month ago in the A big thank you, Challenges, Volunteers and fundraisers categories

A massive thank you to all of our At Home Superheroes who took part in the challenge, which ran from 15 June to 15 July, and raised over £5,000!

Canine Partners are official Charity Friends of the Superhero Series, the UK’s one and only disability sports series, and we were delighted that some of our partners took part in the At Home Superheroes event during lockdown.

Participants could do their own personal challenge over any distance, in any place, and in any way they liked, from walking to wheeling, or cycling to swimming.

Many of our Heroes took part with their canine partner by their side, and decided on a variety of physical challenges including:

  • Covering the 20km (or even further) suggested by the challenge, including Rosie and canine partner Barnabus, Ruth and canine partner Delia, Sandra and canine partner Sherling who covered the distance by doing laps of their local park, and Miriam and canine partner Nelson who covered 40km over a week in June
  • Vickie smashed her 300 mile target and covered over 400 miles on her bike
  • Miriam did ‘10k her own way’ by doing 10,000 reps of core or arm strengthening exercises, including crunches and push ups
  • Rowena ran 200km in over four weeks with her pet chocolate Labrador, Chip
  • Jax did 20km in her manual wheelchair with canine partner Kingston, working together as ‘Team Kingston’

Thank you to all of our Heroes, you are all champions in our eyes!

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