Springfield Hotel goes the extra mile

Gynette Janney, Co-owner of the Springfield Hotel, is taking part in several marathons and sponsored walks this year to raise money for a breast cancer charity...

Gynette Janney, Co-owner of the Springfield Hotel in Holywell North Wales, is committed to raising awareness and funds for the breast cancer charity, Walk the Walk by taking part in over five marathons and sponsored walks.

She has already completed her first event of the year, taking part in the Paris Marathon a 26.2 mile track (see picture).

Walk the Walk’s unique trademark is encouraging volunteers who take part to wear highly decorated and personalised bras – men included! The charity has so far raised more than £100 million spent researching into breast cancer, supporting those who have a diagnoses and raising awareness for potential prevention.

Gynette’s next event is the London Moonwalk, a 26.2 midnight power walk which she will be completing for her 16th time! Other events Gynette will be taking part in this year include:


28th May – London to Brighton (100k, 62ish miles)

Gynette aims to finish in under the 33 hours time limit, having done this event twice before in under 17 hours!


11th June – Edinburgh “Over the Moon” Moonwalk (52.4 miles)

Midnight power walking event featuring two back to back Marathons in under 14 hours time limit


11th Sept – Great North Run (13.1 miles)

This will be Gynette’s 8th time completing the run


30th Oct – Dublin Marathon (26.2miles)

If you would like to sponsor Gynette or donate to Walk the Walk, please visit Gynette’s fundraising page or her Just Giving page

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