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Total raised so far


£3,880.00 of £2,000 target +£901.25 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

8 months ago

Jim Webster

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Massive congratulations Dave sooo impressive. Apologies for the late one :).

9 months ago


£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Great effort Dave

9 months ago

Elizabeth Oakley

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

9 months ago

Steve Webb

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done mate, incredible effort!

9 months ago

Bijal O'Gara


Your a machine

9 months ago

David Hutchins

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

Fantastic work David! We are all very proud of you, love Uncle David, Annabel and the girls

9 months ago

Charly Gibson

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

9 months ago

R & R


Here's an extra donation to support your fantastic run. Great to see you on Sat evening.

9 months ago


£30.00 + £7.50 Gift Aid

9 months ago


£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid

Amazing job Dave!

David Hutchins is raising money for Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton and ROWCROFT HOUSE FOUNDATION LIMITED

Dartmoor 100 in 100 (tors and miles non-stop adventure run)

Event dates: 4th June 2022 – 5th June 2022

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My story

My aim is to run 100 miles and ascend at least 100 Dartmoor tors, continuously, self-navigating without GPS (map and compass only) with no outside assistance.

I volunteer for the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton team, and previously had the honour of working with the team at the Rowcroft hospice. Both of these charities perform incredible and inspiring work 24 hours/day, 365 days a year.....and always with a smile.

My reasons for doing this are simple: the Rescue team and the Hospice have inspired me with their relentless endurance and perseverance of providing the highest quality of care to those in need. I am motivated to help them continue this work.

Donations are critical to maintaining the life-saving service of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton. The small team of volunteers relies on public and business donations for over 90% of its income. Without public support, the free search and rescue service to Dartmoor National park and the communities of south and east Devon would cease to operate. The team's basic running costs are at least £20,000 per year.

Very few people know about the vital work that the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton performs. Apart from searching for injured or lost walkers, cyclists, horse riders, and kayakers on Dartmoor, the team gets a number of callouts each year to rural and urban areas across Devon including Exeter, Torbay, Newton Abbot, Exmouth, and Totnes. They will search for missing persons right to the Dorset border at Lyme Regis, and sometimes further afield including regional and national incidents. The team are frequently called to search for vulnerable people such as dementia patients and despondents including suicide risks and will turn out anytime day and night to help. The Police and the emergency services don’t have the resources needed for detailed searching required for missing person enquiries and now rely on search and rescue charities like the Rescue team to assist them. The team also provide support many local events including Ten Tors and the Dartmoor Classic cyclosportive.

The Rowcroft hospice team are committed to making every day the best day possible for people living with life-limiting illnesses across South Devon, and providing comfort and support to families coping with the hardest days. Irrespective of diagnosis or circumstance the team are available to all those living with a life-limiting illness over 18 years old, and their families, completely free of charge.

This will be a huge challenge for me, going longer, harder, and higher (total combined ascent) than I ever have before. I am excited, anxious, but determined to complete this mission to help those in need in the local community.

Your donations will make a huge difference to those in need. Thank you in advance for your consideration to help me, support them. Any donations will be divided equally. Please see the website links below for more information.

If you want to join me on a part of this adventure, you would be very welcome. Please donate a minimum of £25, and then email me at I will then send you my route plan with rough timings. I would ask you do not share this plan with others, and instead encourage them to donate and then contact me. This way we can challenge ourselves to raise money and awareness of these vital charities, whilst challenging ourselves.

(NOTE: I accept no responsibility or liability for anyone else or their equipment. Joining me is at the full discretion of the individual, and entirely at their own risk. If you want to join me, ensure you are physically and psychologically "fit" enough....I do not want to make more work for the Rescue team!)

None of this would be possible without the incredible support and love from my family and Wife; thank you. I am so fortunate.

"Through endurance we conquer" (Ernest H Shackleton)


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David Hutchins is fundraising for 2 charities

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton

Charity number: 1106098


Charity number: 282723

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