The Scarborough News

Sally’s support for farmers with two feats of endurance


A Malton woman is taking on two mammoth feats of endurance to raise funds to support farmers.

Sally Steadman is raising fundsforru­ralsupport­charity The Farming Community Network (FCN) by running a combined 150km in under 48 hour.

On June 5 she will be embarking on the Run to the Sea – a 50km run from Horsham toBrighton.Thefinalst­retch of the run is along the beautiful seafront.

Then on July 10 she will be doing the Race to the Stones, a 100km trek along one of the oldest trails in Britain – the Ridgeway National Trail, finishing at the iconic Avebury Stone Circle.

Sally, who is Vice-Chair of FCN’s Board of Trustees, aims to finish the Run to the Sea in 8.5 hours and Race to the Stones within 24 hours.

Combined, she will have run almost 100 miles in under 48 hours.

The stepdaught­er of a local farmer, she has lived and worked in Yorkshire all of

her life in roles at the heart of the rural community.

She said: “Through lockdown I started to run again. I have always run short distances, in fact, I’ve never had an ambition to run far. However, this seems like the ultimate challenge and actually it’s more than just running, it’s about your mental strength as well as your physical fitness.

FCN is a charity which supports farmers and farming families through difficult times and periods of change.

Sally’s fundraisin­g page is available at https:// uk.virginmone­ygiving. com/ and then search for her name.

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