A BRIT Hero is cycling 1257 miles to raise money for the NHS, Politicalite can reveal.
Darren Young, 51 will attempt to cycle 1257 miles in aid to raise money for the charity NHS Together.
He will be taking on this courageous task and starting his first cycle on the 1st of February 2021.
Kent-born Darren has been raising money for different charities for over 34 years and completing over 22 charity events.
He has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to help raise money for the charity Help for Heroes & has run both the London marathon in 2007 & the Barcelona marathon in 2011 in aid for the charity Mind.
He will be live streaming this on his Instagram account @just_daz_young hoping to be joined by celebrity guest and many viewers around the world to raise as much money as possible for the charity.
Darren is no stranger to setting himself big goals and pushing himself to the limit when it comes to raising money for charities close to his heart. Darren hasn’t just overcome big goals he has set himself in regards to charity as he also took part in both the 2018 Invictus games in Sydney and the 2017 Warrior games in Chicago.
Darren will be cycling a total of 30 Miles per day for 42 days in total the idea is to ride one mile for every NHS Hospital here in the UK, After finding himself on the frontline as a key worker during this pandemic and witnessing the hospitals being hit hard by COVID-19 Darren has took it upon himself to raise as much funds as possible for the charity, With the country also being put in tight restrictions to stop the spread of this deadly disease Darren will by taking the 1257 mile cycle on from home on an exercise bike.
The target goal on funds to raise is a total of £1,257 it works out as a pound raised for every hospital in the UK.