Iceland trek in aid of cancer charity

An account manager from Old Wolverton will be trekking 58km through one of the planet's most volcanic regions to support a breast cancer awareness charity.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 9:10 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 9:12 am

As well as challenging volcanic, mountainous and glacial terrain, Lilli Stickley, aged 28, will encountersnow, thundering waterfalls, steaming lava fields, plunging fjords and spouting geysers on the three-day Icelandic LavaTrek.

To take part in the trek, Lilli has to raise a minimum of £2,595for CoppaFeel, the charity that aims to stamp out the late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer by reminding young people to check their breasts regularly.

Lilli has been busy organising various fundraising events, including starting up a tuck shop at her workplace at BI Worldwide,.

Lilli, who is studying part time for a Level 3 qualification in sports massage, is also running a sponsored sports massage session at the Bletchley campus of Milton Keynes College on Tuesday, April 19.

Lilli said: “I would love to put my new skills to use to help local aching muscles and raise some money in the process.

“I am a keen runner, a member of Milton Keynes Athletics Club, and take part in bootcamp training with FitMK, so I know all about the effects of tired muscles.”

As well as the charity session, Lilli is also offering evening treatments and has set up a facebook page.