Moved to action by Jade Goody's plight
THE plight of cancer-stricken reality TV star Jade Goody and those closer to home has prompted a Honiton fitness fan to go the extra mile for Cancer Research UK.
THE plight of cancer-stricken reality TV star Jade Goody and those closer to home has prompted a Honiton fitness fan to go the extra mile for Cancer Research UK.Rob Hutt, 26, of Barns Close, is to take part in the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge, climbing 10,000 feet in just 24 hours.The singer and guitarist, who fronts local band Go Green Monkey, is being joined on the challenge by colleagues from The Met Office, where he works as an aviation accounts manager."My grandfather has been given the all-clear after battling prostate cancer, but my friend's mum died of cancer," said Rob."With the news about Jade Goody, it seems more and more people are being affected by cancer."Rob will climb Ben Nevis, followed by Scafell Pike and Snowdon, stating out on May 17.He is keen to attract sponsorship and says 100 per cent of what he raises will go towards vital research to help save lives.Walks across Dartmoor and frequent gym workouts are all part of his training regime."To make it easy for people to support my challenge, I have set up a Just Giving page to enable people to donate online," said Rob."Donating through JustGiving.com is quick, easy and secure. Cancer Research gets your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, JustGiving.com makes sure 25 per cent in Gift Aid plus a three per cent supplement are added to your donation."Visit www.justgiving.com/robhutt to sponsor Rob.Watch this space to find out how he and his colleagues get on.