Doncaster woman will run 30 miles every day for 30 days to raise money for charity

A Doncaster woman is running from John o’ Groats to Lands End to raise money for a charity close to her heart.

By Laura Andrew
Monday, 19th April 2021, 2:41 pm

Victoria Hogg enjoys pushing herself with extreme challenges.

She has decided to run the 874 mile journey in 30 days.

Victoria, 35, from Adwick, said: “I’ll be doing 30 miles every day.

Victoria Hogg will be running 30 miles a day for 30 days.

“I’ve biked the route before but this is the next step.

“I’ve always liked to run but recently I just got the bug for it.

“For me it’s about endurance not the speed I run.”

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She is raising money for Dementia UK.

She will start this mammoth challenge on May 24.

As she makes her way down the country she will be sleeping in a campervan that friends are driving to help her accomplish her run.

Victoria is hoping to raise a lot of money for Dementia UK.

“I’m a carer for Doncaster Council and I see Dementia’s effect on people every single day,” she said.

She has been training hard before the big day comes.

“With Covid-19 the isolation people have suffered has just been terrible.

“It’s a cause close to my heart.”

Victoria has been training hard to get ready for the challenge.

She can now run up to 20 miles in one go.

She said: “I just love being in the great outdoors and having adventures.

“I get a buzz from seeing how far I can push my body.

“I’m going to embrace every minute of it.”

Victoria would like to thank all of the sponsors who have gotten involved with her run.

You can donate to her cause here.

Follow her journey on Facebook here.

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