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Harrogate architects complete 1,800-mile challenge

A Harrogate architects practice have completed a whopping 1,800 miles as part of their fundraising challenge for Disability Action Yorkshire.

A Harrogate architects practice have completed a whopping 1,800 miles as part of their fundraising challenge for Disability Action Yorkshire. S+SA architects undertook an in-house challenge to run, walk or cycle a combined distance of 1,800 miles, which they successfully achieved in 16 weeks and raised more than £600 for the charity. The team chose to take on the challenge after their usual sponsored cycle, which has raised in excess of £3,000 for Disability Action Yorkshire, was cancelled due to Covid-19. S+SA Architects Business Manager Ellie Smith said:

“We were really disappointed not to be able to stage a sponsored ride this year. However, not wanting to let Disability Action Yorkshire down, we undertook a team challenge instead. “We measured the distance we travelled on an app and kept a weekly tally of the combined miles we had covered. We are a pretty active bunch, and physical activity is important for us. “This was a team effort and one that has also helped raise funds for Disability Action Yorkshire.”
Jackie Snape, Disability Action Yorkshire Chief Executive, said:
“Once again I’d like to say a big thank you to Ellie and the S+SA Architects team. “Their continued support means a great deal to us, and whilst our fund-raising activities have been curtailed by coronavirus, this donation is very gratefully received.”
Further information about Disability Action Yorkshire, is available from its website,www.disabilityactionyorkshire.org.uk Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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