Northumberland agronomist Chris McClymont is tackling among Britain’s hardest endurance races, to elevate funds for the Farming Neighborhood Network.
Chris will certainly be tackling The Montane Back Race, which occurs from 15-22 January, covering a 268-mile course along the Pennine Means, beginning in Derbyshire and also completing in the Scottish Boundaries.
The seven-day course covers severe surfaces consisting of bogs, ice, and also snow, too revealing rivals to prospective rains and also high winds.
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Chris made a decision to sustain the farming charity after going to a wellbeing training session, organized by the Farming Neighborhood Network (FCN), and also discovering exactly how it sustains farming households.
” The distinction that FCN volunteers make to the psychological wellness of individuals in country neighborhoods is unbelievable,” he stated.
” I enter call with individuals each day that might possibly get private assistance from the charity, whether it’s a considerate ear or the deal to ‘stroll with’ any person looking for aid. It’s so vital.”
Chris has actually functioned as an agronomist for leading agronomy company Agrii for 13 years and also is likewise assistant of Northumberland Arable Culture.
The FCN is a volunteer organisation and also charity that aids concerning 6,000 participants of the farming area with challenging times annually.
Concerns for which FCN can supply assistance can vary from household conflicts and also psychological health issue, to pet illness and also monetary troubles.
To make a contribution, check out the Simply Offering fundraising web page