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Te Araroa Heart Walk

Cause page created in the Health category by Mike Bracey

$450 of $10,000 goal
Given by 7 generous donors in 11 weeks

A walk to challenge physically and mentally and to raise funds to support community based organisations

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A mate and I are off from the very southern tip of NZ to the furthest northern reach.

Bluff to Cape Reinga! Te Araroa (the Long Walk)

Equipped and ready to go, we head out late Feb and seek support for a cause dear to my heart.

Be generous.

I wanted to ask for a dollar step. Over a 3000km that will soon add up.

All in the name of Heart Kids NZ and Ronald Macdonald House, both of whom offered amazing support during my daughter's dodgy ticker days.

Thanks heaps.

Use of funds

To support my endeavour and to fund charity organisations

Latest update

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Day One.  19 February 2021

Posted by: Mike Bracey


Apparently wind comes in two kinds. That provided by nature and the created by barrelling truck and trailer units.

Approx 34km. 8:40am-5pm.

Bluff to Invercargill.

That means about 1% ticked off.

A couple of toes aren't impressed, both feet are not sure if they will ever feel comfortable again and every inch of me is aware I'm no longer the youngest man out there walking.

Feeling positive so far.

Counting down from 3000km...

Follow progress here

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Latest donations

Karen on 13 Feb 2021
Walk Well! Keep your feet dry! Xx
Mike Bracey

What an angel. Cheers very much you beautiful thing!

Mike Bracey
Jason on 11 Feb 2021
Mike Bracey

My bro! All my love big fella

Mike Bracey
Dave on 10 Feb 2021
All the best mate look forward to hearing about your long walk I’m sure there will be some stories to be told
Mike Bracey

Reckon we got a few stories we could tell already bro! Thanks so much mate, means a lot...Living the Dream 😆

Mike Bracey
Melanie on 08 Feb 2021
Awesome work Mike. My work mate just started this a week ago. Good luck and make sure you keep us posted
Mike Bracey

Wow! Thanks so very much, deeply appreciated. Updates when and where I can. Will even try and get James to show his ugly mug...

Mike Bracey
Rebecca on 06 Feb 2021
Such a great cause
Mike Bracey

Outstanding, thank you so much

Mike Bracey

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