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We are the two first & last mad fools, Stuart was the first to undertake many new and unrepeatable mad fund raising ideas for Charity, and Norman was the last to accompany the very last horse drawn canal boat from London to Birmingham in 1996. Together we are now raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.




 On July 7th - July 16th 2021 Stuart Kettell starts his 100 mile trek from Braunston Marina in Northampton to finish up at Macmillan Cancer Supports head office in London. But nothing Stuart does is normal, he will be walking backwards all the way along the canal towpath and you will be able to track him live every day for this 10 day challenge, Stuart has raised so close to £60,000 for Macmillan and every year has done a completely different challenge which you can see on the link to his previous challenges at the top of this website. There will also be a link to a short trailer film which will be live very shortly. More importantly there is also a link on the top of the page to donate to Macmillan for Stuarts challenge.

Also Stuart will be escorted by Norman in his narrowboat so Norman also has a challenge, he has assured Stuart he does not want to cruise backwards but will be on hand to provide accommodation and support, now Norman also has a challenge of navigating over 102 locks and he is now 85 years of age so Norman is a big part of this event. We would like to thank Braunston Marina for all their generous support for this challenge.




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Page 3 is a News page which will update my progress before,
during and after the challenge