Exmouth postie proves he can hack long walks

A POSTMAN from Exmouth proved he can hack long treks by crossing the finish line first having completed a 26 mile walk in aid of the NSPCC. Roy Zelionka, a postie for 28 years, was the first of a number of walkers to return in the Can You Hack It event

A POSTMAN from Exmouth proved he can hack long treks by crossing the finish line first having completed a 26 mile walk in aid of the NSPCC.

Roy Zelionka, a postie for 28 years, was the first of a number of walkers to return in the Can You Hack It event held at Bicton College on Sunday, September 27, to raise money for the charity.

The walk was a circular hiking challenge across areas which included Woodbury Common and a number of nearby villages.

Steve Morton, NSPCC head of fundraising south west, said: "We wanted to organise an event that would not only be an exciting walking challenge but also a fundraising challenge.

"Because a challenge is exactly what we're facing in ChildLine South West.