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Charlie walking for Granddad - April 2021

You are invited to support Charlie as he walks 11 miles in memory of his granddad.


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Charlie Williams completed his walk on Sunday 25th April in memory of his Grandad Mick. It was going to be 11 miles but it ended up 13.7 miles instead from Belper to Littleover, a little bit longer than we thought. 


We had a crew from Alfreton Community Fire Station attend to wave him off at the start of his walk, then a long walk along the A6 until we stopped for snacks and drinks at Grandmas in Duffield.


We picked up his Uncle and Auntie at Duffield for the walk to Markeaton, where we stopped to refuel at Macdonalds in the sunshine.


We arrived at the Derby Royal at 2.30pm and were greeted by their mascot Lambie ,  Applause and cheers some friends and family at the main Entrance.


Someone had been busy and popped up some homemade banners and signs on lamp posts to wish Charlie good luck.


Last stretch onto Grannies house, my cousin was able to stop by in a police car and Charlie sat in the front seat with his hat on.


He called at the sweet shop which was a favourite place, just up the road from Grannies house, where Grandad used to take him on a Saturday morning, to stock up on some essential sweets.


Outside Grannies we were greeted by family,  friends and neighbours (keeping their distance ) cheering and Applauding Charlie over the finish line.

He ran through the balloon arch like Usain Bolt and collected his medal and Trophy.


He collected £150 on the way in his charity bucket and so far his total is £2, 013 , which is astonishing.


His determination was inspiring on Sunday, he was focused and on a mission to walk all that way.


We are so so proud of him , for raising this money for ward 303 for the Royal Derby Hospital in memory of his Grandad Mick and thinking of others . He is very kind and caring.

Totally amazing.