1,200 Mile Walk To Rome Nears Completion

1,200-Mile-Walk-To-RomeDedicated Alzheimer’s Society supporter Paul Haines is currently walking 1,200 miles from Canterbury to Rome, a route which passes through France, Switzerland and Italy.

This is Paul’s second fundraising challenge for Alzheimer’s Society and follows on from his 2012 walk from Seville to Santiago de Compostela. He began his journey to Rome in May and hopes to complete it in the next couple of weeks. He has had some amazing experiences along the way including meeting Stevie Wonder in Lucca.

Paul says;

‘I told him about my walk from London to Rome and the fact that I was raising funds for two charities that are involved with music and health. It was fantastic to meet him and he and his manager seemed very aware of the work the two charities are involved with.’

Paul is a volunteer at a Singing For the Brain group and believes that the sessions are important and of great benefit for people with dementia.

To date Paul has raised £3,543 and is in the last 150km of his walk. If you would like to sponsor Paul to spur him along the last part of his journey, please visit his JustGiving page.