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'Speedo Mick' completes his EPIC walk in Cornwall

'Speedo Mick' completes his EPIC walk in Cornwall

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:47am 24th February 2020. (Updated at 8:01am 24th February 2020)

This is the moment 'Speedo Mick' completed his epic walking challenge in Cornwall.

Setting off in early December, he travelled over 1000 miles in nothing but speedos, googles and hat.

Mick made the journey from John O'Groat's to Land's End to raise money for disadvantaged youngsters.

And this INCREDIBLE man has smashed his initial fundraising target, reaching over £330,000 and counting!

'Speedo Mick' finished his epic challenge on Saturday, to be told over 2,000 people came out to watch.

He posted a heartwarming message on tribute, to thank everyone who has donated or shown him support.

"Just been told that over 2000 people came out to see me at Land's End.

"Honestly looking at this I have no words except THANK YOU.

"Not just to everyone here but every single person that has supported me from the start of this.

"None of this would have been possible with out you all".

Speedo Mick

"We are fundraising for community projects for disadvantaged young people, creating opportunities to bring people together to overcome isolation and experience positive attention and affirmation and to hopefully broaden their horizons.

"A third of children our living in poverty in our area after decade of austerity has stripped away many of our vital services and safety nets that help stop vulnerable people falling through those safety nets. 

"The measure of a civilised society and caring society is how we treat and care for the most vulnerable in that society.

"In response to the issues that leave people isolated and hopeless, we want to respond with community projects that bring people together so that they may draw from each other's strengths.

"We would like to help build a more inclusive community where everyone is welcome respected and supported.

"Please join us in trying to make a difference wether it be big or small".

Go Fund Me, Michael Cullen

You can check out the 'Speedo Mick' fundraiser page and read more about his epic journey here.

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