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July 2018: Vicky and Husein Mawji completed the 100 km "Race to the Stones" during a blistering heat wave. Despite being vererans of numerous long distance races, Husein descibed it as "... the hardest physical challenge Vicky and I have ever undertaken. Extraordinary heat, dehydration, blisters, chafing, injuries, overnight exposure - we both feel pretty broken, despite the smiles."

August 2022: The annual bric-a-brac fund-raising stall manned by Alan, Terry, Ade, Donna, Alison and many others.



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September 2015: Kay Franklin (aged 72 at that time) completed the "Three Peak Challenge" (climbing the 3 highest mountains in each of England, Scotland and Wales over 3 days), despite horrendous rain and wind, a broken wrist, and being slowed down by her two sons and one of her daughters-in-law.



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A few newspaper clippings and summaries of fundraising highlights are set out below, though many, many others have also given up lots of time and done amazing things to help the charity.

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July 2018: Alan Brian and Kay Franklin walked 100 miles around parts of Somerset over the course of a single weekend.


October 2019: Kay Franklin did a freefall abseil from the top of Wells Cathedral.


Rowan Romania is a registered charity established as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and registered in England and Wales with charity number 1166547.

UK registered address: 7 Hayward Drive, Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8PJ, United Kingdom.

Trustees: Kay Franklin, David Franklin, Alan Brian and Martin Franklin.

(c) Copyright Franklin/Rowan Romania (2015-2020). All rights reserved.

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