An Surprising Journey…


An Unexpected Journey

We’ve got a beautiful story about our good friend and colleague over right here at Easyspace towers, Colin McGregor.

Certainly one of Colin’s shut associates, Niall Williams, contracted Covid final yr, and because of this, he spent 95 days in intensive care. He has fortunately recovered after this difficult interval. Phew!

Having spent over 6 months in hospital preventing for survival, Niall wished to do one thing to point out his gratitude to all of the individuals who helped him by way of 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 executed that man!

However there’s extra…

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

So, Colin and some of his closest associates (Scout Leaders) determined to show one thing detrimental into one thing constructive 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 the whole route in below 95 hours.

On the eleventh June 2021, they set off from Fort William, with springs of their steps and perhaps a bit of 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 quick tumble and an ambulance – Colin and the blokes made in to the campsite at Drymen, to be greeted by Niall and the gang have 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 boost over £3,000 up to now for NHS Fife Well being Charity, and over £20,000 for each ’95’ associated problem.

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