Nine-year-old hailed for ‘mammoth achievement’
PUBLISHED: 15:10 15 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:10 15 October 2020
A selfless nine-year-old has turned a lockdown hobby into a fundraising challenge to boost local charities.
Amy Gilliatt, from Bungay, completed a cycling challenge to help others less fortunate than herself during difficult times for everyone.
The youngster took on the three million cm challenge – which equates to 18.6 miles – as she cycled her favourite routes....twice!
In the process she raised close to £600 and decided to split the sponsorship between the Lowestoft-based brain injury recovery charity, 3 Million Steps, and the Bungay Area Lions that her family have been long standing members of.
On behalf of both charities, a spokesman said: “To say both causes are grateful and hugely impressed by young Amy’s mammoth achievement is an understatement.
“Well done Amy.”
Amy added: “I still enjoying going out on my bike, but I would like a little rest.”
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