OVER 40 QPR fans braved the Baltic conditions on Saturday for QPR in the Community Trust’s latest Tiger Feet walk.
42 supporters including QPR CEO Lee Hoos and Club Ambassador Andy Sinton battled the sub-zero temperatures, taking a 10-mile route from Loftus Road to Craven Cottage in time for the R’s lunchtime west London derby with Fulham.
The walk was all in aid of the QPR Tiger Cubs – the R’s football team for children and young people with Down’s Syndrome – who met the walkers in Bishops Park at the finish line.
Tiger Feet 9 has raised over £7,000 so far, and the Trust are hoping the R’s faithful can continue to show their support ahead of World Down's Syndrome Day on Wednesday 21st March.
“We would like to thank everyone who took part in Tiger Feet 9,” Fiona Hodgson, Business Development Manager at QPR in the Community Trust, told www.qpr.co.uk. “The conditions were really tough and it was our earliest start to a walk.
“The event is one of the highlights of our year and it’s great to see everyone coming together to support the Tiger Cubs.
“Thank you to all the fans, staff and parents who did the walk and have sponsored us – the money raised goes towards sustaining the projects and pays for costs such as venues, tournaments, staff, equipment and a trip to Basel.
“We would appeal to anyone who would still like to sponsor the walkers to please try and push us beyond the £10,000 mark.”
You can show your support by sponsoring the walkers HERE.