Dre-Fach Man Raises Over £1,600 For Welsh Helicopter Charity
A Carmarthenshire man has completed a gruelling 114-mile cycle challenge in memory of Aaron Hunter and in aid of Wales Air Ambulance.
Stephen Morgan, a Security Officer from Dre-fach, set himself the challenge of cycling from Llandudno to Lampeter in aid of the Welsh helicopter charity and in memory of Aaron, who sadly lost his life in a road traffic collision in May 2015.
Stephen said: “I decided to raise money for Wales Air Ambulance because they depend on donations to keep the helicopter in the air.
“It plays a vital role in emergencies and I never know when I might need it.”
The 25-year-old battled horrendous weather conditions to cycle the 114 miles across the welsh countryside to raise lifesaving funds.
“The weather on the day was horrendous, I have never seen so much rain in my life, and the wind was strong -which made the ride 10 times harder.”: Stephen added.
Despite the torrential rain and difficult terrain, Stephen completed his cross-Wales cycling challenge in nine and a half hours.
Stephen set off on his journey, hoping to raise £300 for the Wales Air Ambulance charity.
When he has crossed the finish line in Lampeter, Stephen has raised over £1,600 for the Welsh helicopter charity in memory of Aaron.
Stephen said: “I was very lucky to have the support of my family and Aaron’s parents, which was with me all the way.
“I am very thankful for all the kind donations I received – maybe one day I can do something else to raise more money for this amazing charity.”
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