Sheffield sisters walk 210 miles from London in memory of late father

Two sisters have walked from London to Sheffield in memory of their father.

Sunday, 13th November 2016, 12:50 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:51 pm
Sisters Sami Massey and Jenny Christie are walking from London to Sheffield for Pancreatic Cancer UK.

Grenoside-born Sami Massey, 26, and Jenny Christie, 36, are due to finish the 210-mile trek today, having set off on November 3.

The girls, known as ‘Robbo’s Angels’, are walking to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK in memory of their late father, Chris Robinson, who died of the disease in October last year.

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They hope to arrive back in Grenoside at about 3pm, ready for a well-deserved drink in The Red Lion pub. Their mum Annette Robinson has been providing support and encouragement along the way.

November is also Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which the sisters planned the walk to coincide with.

To sponsor the women, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/RobbosAngels. You can follow their progress on Facebook and Twitter.

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Sisters Sami Massey and Jenny Christie are walking from London to Sheffield for Pancreatic Cancer UK.
Sisters Sami Massey and Jenny Christie with their mum Annette Robinson.
Sisters Sami Massey and Jenny Christie are walking from London to Sheffield for Pancreatic Cancer UK.
Sisters Sami Massey and Jenny Christie with their mum Annette Robinson.