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100 Miles for Suffolk Mind : Emma Brinkley

My Story

Suffolk Mind is an organisation very close to my heart. They were there for me in 2008 when I needed counselling to deal with my past, and they've been there when other family and friends have needed them too. So I'm thrilled to be able to do something to raise awareness and funds for this worthwhile cause.

I can usually be found atop two wheels or in a swimming pool. However since the days have begun to get shorter, and with working from home every day, I soon realised it was important for me to get outside for a short walk during the day. This not only helped to get me up and moving, get some fresh air and see the daylight, but has been incredibly important for my mental health. I regularly practice mindfulness now - part of caring for my own mental health - so I use my walks as an opportunity for some mindful walking, connecting with nature, bringing myself back to the present moment, and generally soaking up all that the Suffolk countryside has to offer.

When I heard about this challenge I realised I could use this as a perfect opportunity to keep this habit going, as the days continue to get shorter and the weather inevitably gets worse. So I've set myself the challenge to walk 100 miles in 50 days (so by 28th December), although I will aim to do this before Christmas eve (46 days).

I've set my target for £100 - £1 for every mile I'll walk :)

About This Event

Be a 100 Miles for Suffolk Mind superstar! If you’re looking for a way to stay active, want to achieve something amazing and do something to help others, then take on our 100-day challenge starting January 2022. The 100 miles for Suffolk Mind in 100 days challenge is to cover the distance of 100 miles over 100 days in whatever way you choose. Anyone, any age can take part, be it solo or as part...

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Raised so far for
Suffolk Mind

80% Raised so far
£80.00 of £100.00
Sponsor Emma Brinkley

My Supporters

Nick Jarrold

A great challenge for a great charity from a dedicated friend, we know you can do it

£10.00 + £2.50 gift aid
Janet Read

Well done Emma, lovely having Izzy to accompany you on your brilliant walks. 

£25.00 + £6.25 gift aid
Sam Wilden

Great cause, well done Emma!

£10.00 + £2.50 gift aid
Sherrie This supporter has not left a message. 16/12/2020
£10.00 + £2.50 gift aid
Anonymous This supporter has not left a message. 16/12/2020
£25.00 + £6.25 gift aid