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Fulwood trio complete running and abs challenge each day in March for Rosemere

Posted on - 12th April, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Fulwood, Preston News
Abs challenge trio, Donna, Sharron and Fay

Three friends have managed to complete a month-long, crack of dawn charity challenge that has taken them the length and breadth of Preston.

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At around 6.30am every day in March, Donna Finn, Sharron Mulvaney and Fay Morne have preceded a morning run with 100 stomach exercises – some days crunches, others sit-ups, planks and Russian twists.

And their daily work out has had the backdrop of a different Preston landmark each time, chosen in alphabetical order.

The friends have been raising money for Rosemere

The feat of stamina, which has raised £568 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation, started in Ashton Park and finished outside the Zagros Kebab and Pizza House in Friargate, taking in the Queen Street Shopping Park, the Xaverian Mission Spirituality Centre in Fulwood and even the Viking statues in Bluebell Way to complete all 26 letters!

Read more: Fundraisers organising charity football match for Rosemere

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Donna, who works for BAE in Preston and is a Rosemere Cancer Foundation volunteer, said: “We are all members of Fulwood Leisure Centre and would have normally seen one another in the gym or at a class.

“With coronavirus restrictions having closed the centre and in a fit of March madness, we decided to keep one another motivated to stay fit and help Rosemere Cancer Foundation at the same time by meeting up in pairs on alternative days to run and do tummy exercises.

“The idea of changing the backdrop was to make it a bit more fun for ourselves and also, the friends, family and work colleagues, who sponsored us and followed us on Facebook.

“We would like to say a big thank you to everyone for being so generous in their support and especially to Debbie Mahon and her son Al Mahon for joining in our daily abs work-out virtually.”

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