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Pair walk 84 miles in 4 days and raise £5,000 for the charity Embrace

PUBLISHED: 11:29 21 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:29 21 September 2018

Emma and Duncan along with other fundraisers who walked The Norwich Costal Path. Picture: Emma Roache

Emma and Duncan along with other fundraisers who walked The Norwich Costal Path. Picture: Emma Roache

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Charity bosses have raised £5,000 by walking 84 miles over four days to raise awareness for their good cause.

Emma and Duncan along with other fundraisers who walked The Norwich Costal Path. Picture: Emma RoacheEmma and Duncan along with other fundraisers who walked The Norwich Costal Path. Picture: Emma Roache

Founder of Embrace, Emma Roache, 39 from Great Yarmouth and director, Duncan Jay, trekked the Norfolk Costal Path and were joined by supporters of the charity.

Ms Roache said: “I felt so emotional at the finishing line, the first thing I did was take my shoes off and put my feet in the sea.”

Embrace supports people who feel excluded from society, through homelessness, offending behaviour and disability, to give them the future they want.

Ms Roache founded Embrace after her difficult childhood when she was made homeless through no fault of her own.

She said: ”I didn’t have any help when I was 16 and homeless, £5,000 will make such a difference and help give people the future they want.”

To donate visit Embrace’s Gofundme page.


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