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In April, Moore initially set out to support the “fantastic NHS workers” — whom his family called “national heroes” on his JustGiving page — and explained that he would walk 10 laps per day, which were each a distance of 25 meters (approximately 82 feet).

Within 24 hours, the war vet had managed to hit his target goal of £1,000 (approximately $1,245) and his family decided to raise the number to £100,000 (approximately $124,521), according to the fundraising page. As the month continued, Moore succeeded in raising millions and eventually the record-breaking $40 million.

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