Walking with Beefy: Cricket club pair join Sir Ian Botham for charity walk

CRICKET club stalwarts Les Mills and Pat Ringham walked five miles with one of the game’s legends on Friday - raising �1,500 for charity.

The March Town Cricket Club duo joined Sir Ian Botham - known as Beefy - for the final section of the walk at Wimpole Hall, near Cambridge.

The event was part of Beefy’s Great British Walk 2012 - his latest fundraising effort for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

Les, chairman of March CC, said: “It was a cool and, at times, damp afternoon but it was great to see so many people turn up and walk with a true sporting legend.

“It was a great way to help raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research to beat blood cancer.

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“Through everyone’s generosity Pat and I raised over �1,500.”

Since his first walk in 1985, former England all-rounder Sir Ian has raised more than �13million for the charity.

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For more information on the fundraising, visit www.beatingbloodcancers.org.uk or to make a donation visit www.justgiving.com/les-millsbeefywalk

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