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Fundraiser Phil Packer to visit Bromley on 2,012 mile challenge

PUBLISHED: 14:41 05 December 2012

Phil Packer MBE

Phil Packer MBE

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Former Petts Wood major Phil Packer to walk through Bromley on Monday as part of his attempt to walk 2,012 miles in aid of the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT).

Having already completed 1,900 miles across the UK - Phil will now take on the final 78 mile slog to visit all 33 London boroughs.

After suffering severe spinal cord injuries in 2008 while on duty in Iraq, Phil has since earned an MBE for his fundraising work.

He is now aiming to reach the £15 million mark to build the BRIT Centre of Inspiration, in West Sussex.

He said: “This is about providing a physical legacy for our young people who face their darkest times and in a very special year including Her Majesty The Queen’s Jubilee Year and London 2012.”


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