Sunday, 13 May 2012

Walking for the Academy

Seven Merthyr Town fans walked from Brecon to Penydarren Park on FA Cup Final day to raise funds for the club's Youth Academy. Phil Mytton, Julie Martin, Colin & Liam Bodenham, Paul Owen, Christian Trotman, Steve and not to forget Jess the dog covered the 20+ mile journey over the Beacons via the Gap into the Taff Valley. It was a tough climb at the start from Llanfaes up into the Beacons but the party kept going as they traversed the peaks to drop into Pontsticill and a welcome pit in the Red Cow pub. They followed the Taff Trail down through Trefechan and Cefn Coed before finally reaching Penydarren Park after a 7 hour journey. The group have raised over £500.00 so far to support the excellent work being undertaken within the Club's Academy structure. Merthyr Town FC would like to thank everyone for their efforts, it is much appreciated.