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My Challenge

Over the May bank holiday weekend 2022, I tackled a 65-mile coastal challenge to raise funds and promote life after a stroke/brain injury.

I walked and ran, over three consecutive days, along the South West Coastal Footpath between Newquay and Sennen Cove.


This year I have made it my ambition to help other survivors..

As you may have gathered by now, the outdoor world and a variety of physical activities have provided me with many years of pleasure.

My earliest memories through recovery were focussed on returning to enjoy them again once more. I witnessed for myself the healing power of the sea and how my experiences outdoors helped me and close family to cope and manage the trauma around my sudden illness.

My Aims

To raise the awareness of life after a stroke/brain injury.

To complete a huge personal physical challenge and
encourage other people to start their own.


To promote positivity after a life changing injury.


To raise funds to help others.


My Itinerary

Saturday 30th April, Sunday 1st May and Monday 2nd May 2022

Day One: Saturday 30/04/22 - Newquay to Portreath. 24 miles  

Day Two: Sunday 01/05/22 – Portreath to Porthmeor. 18 miles.

Day Three: Monday 02/05/22 – Porthmeor to Sennen Cove. 23 miles

Danny's Challenge
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

We did it!

WOWEE what an awesome challenge…

65 miles over 3x days along the South West Coast Path was an intense & immense experience!! On our last day we ran/ walked 22 miles and ascended the height of Ben Nevis! 


I’m forever indebted to so many friends, family, & supporters in fulfilling this crazy idea, that myself & 2x guys from my local Cornwall Stroke Community Group invented one year ago after drinking too many lattes!!

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This completes the first stage of my current Stoked Stroke Survivors & Supporters project to encourage other brain injury survivors, & their loved ones, to participate together in beach activities. At present we’ve fundraised over £3,300 which is a huge amount… thank you ALL! 


I will now get busy in organising with Coastal Crusaders CIC, the next stage of this project. 

Watch this space!

Support Me

If you would like to support me then click here to go to my Just Giving page:

If you would like to get in touch with me regarding this challenge and the beach sessions I plan to run, or are able to assist in any way, then please use the contact form here or send an email to


I am hugely grateful to the many people and organisations who continually step forward and help/support me for this fundraising challenge.

Thank you, Danny.

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