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88 miles for 88 years – Jeffrey Long celebrates his 88th birthday with an 88 mile walk!

Most 88 year olds celebrate their birthday with a slice of cake and maybe a drink or two but Jeffrey Long, a great friend of the Rendezvous Hotel , has just completed an 88 mile walk to celebrate his 88th birthday! No stranger to long distance walking, Jeffrey undertook his 88 mile to raise money for the Lord Mayor of Bradford’s appeal, with funds donated going to Child Bereavement UK and the new ‘Pot of Gold Initiative.

Jeffrey is a retired paratrooper and started his annual charitable walks when was 75; raising money for The Royal British Legion by walking from London to Lausanne in Switzerland whilst carrying a 30kg backpack. Over the last few years he’s raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity and we couldn’t be more proud to know him – well done Jeffrey from your friends at the Rendezvous Hotel in Skipton!

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