Lions walk was roaring success

Lion Alan Ince joins other walkers.
Lion Alan Ince joins other walkers.

People in Rugby pulled on their walking boots for the annual sponsored walk around Draycote Reservoir.

The Draycote Walk, organised by Rugby Rokeby Lions Club, is held every year to raise money for Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Having fun on the walk.

Having fun on the walk.

Fundraisers were all age groups and abilities and included sea cadets, a boy dressed as superman, Rugby Mayor Richard Dodd and Lion Alan Ince, who completed the course in his wheelchair.

Lion president and organiser of the walk, Doug Evans, said he would like to thank each and every one of the walkers for their tremendous efforts, together with the generosity of the residents of Rugby with their donations to the Club’s bucket collection at the ASDA Supermarket.

Terry Byrne, of Rokeby Lions Club, said: “The air ambulance service receives no government funding and can only continue with the help of fundraising events such as the Draycote Walk.

“It is hoped this event, subject to all pledges made being honoured, should raise in the region of £3,000 for this most worthy of causes.”

All smiles at Draycote Reservoir.

All smiles at Draycote Reservoir.

Superman was among the walkers.

Superman was among the walkers.