State of Mind presenters Jimmy Gittins, Paul Sculthorpe and Phil Cooper will be taking part in the Steve Prescott Foundation’s Land’s End to John O’ Groats Challenge to walk 900 miles in 12 days!Prekky walk team photo

The Steve Prescott Foundation are elated to announce that innovative Vehicle Accident Simulator firm Askvas have generously agreed to be sponsors of the Askvas alongside Container Cabins who offer high quality new and used Shipping containers, portable cabins, portable offices, portable buildings and storage containers for sale Walk for Precky Lands End to John O’Groats walk that starts on the 5th May.

State of Mind 188Jimmy Gittins broke his neck playing rugby league and will be attempting the challenge using a hand cycle to cover the distances required and Paul Sculthorpe former Man O Steel twice and Steve Prescott Foundation Ambassador will be joining the 8 strong team. The team includes former premier league referee Mark Halsey, Lee Briers, Mike Denning, Ade Cunliffe, and Tommy Martyn click here to sponsor the team or if you want to sponsor Phil click on the link

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Phil is a nurse consultant in Dual Diagnosis for 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation trust and co-founder of State of Mind and delivers education sessions to players and has no pedigree whatsoever in this type of challenge but will be harnessing his state of mind to deal with the major challenge ahead to promote mental fitness and the Steve Prescott motto that the body achieves what the mind believes as there will be no overnight stays in a hotel, it is 24 hours for 12 days non stop walking! UCLamn team shot

Steve Prescott used to say that a challenge is not a challenge unless it is challenging and as you can see from the itinerary below this is going to challenge all the team both physically and mentally

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Here is the Route/Itinerary…..Meeting Points with Dates/Times

5th May @ 06:00 The Land’s End Hotel – Sennen, Penzance, TR19 7AA

5th May @ 14:00 FinA30‎ The Inn For All Seasons – Treleigh, Redruth TR16 4AP

5th May @ 22:00 Auberge Asterisk – Roche, St. Austell PL26 8LH

6th May @ 08:00 A30‎ – Lifton Methodist Church Hannaford Road, Lifton PL16 0BD

6th May @ 16:00 A3072‎ The White Hart – Bow, Crediton EX17 6EN

6th May @ 23:00 Minnows Touring Park -Sampford Peverell, Tiverton EX16 7EN

7th May @ 07:00 Bristol Rd/A38 Premier Inn Bridgewater ‎TA6 4RR

7th May @ 17:00 Backwell School Farleigh Rd/A370‎ BS483BX

7th May @ 00:00 A466‎ Tinern Abbey, NP16 6SE

8th May @ 08:00 Hereford Rd/A49‎ Travelodge Grafton HR2 8ED

8th May @ 16:00 The Feathers Ludlow SY8 1AA

8th May @ 00:00 Bayston Hill Memorial Hall SY3 0DR

9th May @ 09:00 The Cholmondley Arms, Cholmondeley, Malpas SY14 8HN

9th May @ 17:00 Halliwell Jones Stadium, Winwick Rd, Warrington WA2 7NE, UK‎

10th May @ 04:00 Bamber Bridge Football Club, Irongate, Brownedge Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6UU

10th May @ 11:00 ‎ The Greaves Hotel Lancaster, LA1 4UW

10th May @ 16:00 Jules Restaurant, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, LA7 7NW

10th May @ 23:00 Kings Arms Hotel Shap CA10 3NU

11th May @ 08:00 The County Hotel Carlisle ‎ CA1 1QP

11th May @ 18:00 Turnbull Excavation Hire, Johnstonebridge, Lockerbie, DG11 1HD

12th May @ 02:00 Tweedsmuir Cottage, Tweedsmuir, Biggar, ML12 6QN

12th May @ 10:00 The Roadhouse Peniciuk ‎ EH26 8NJ

12th May @ 19:00 Golden Flames Kelty KY4 0AA

13th May @ 02:00 The Tavern Perth PH2 8PA

13th May @ 10:00 The Old Mill Pitlochry, PH16 5BH

13th May @ 20:00 Dalwhinnie Filling Station, Dalwhinnie, PH191AF

14th May @ 04:00 Strathsprey House Aviemore, PH22 1RP

14th May @ 13:00 Birchwood Guest House, Inverness, IV25BQ

14th May @ 20:00 Highland Leisure Sport Invergordon, IV18 0LF

15th May @ 04:00 Golspie Inn Golspie, KW10 6RS

15th May @ 12:00 Post Office Berriedale, KW7 6HE

15th May @ 20:00 Bombay Spice, Wick, KW1 4NG

John O’Groats 16th May @ 01:00

The team are walking 900 miles in 12 days for Steve Prescott Foundation because Steve Prescott was an inspirational man!