Month: June 2008
20 walking members together with 5 support drivers of Long Eaton Round Table successfully completed their attempt to conquer the 3 Peak Challenge over the weekend of 21st / 22nd June.
The peaks, Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon had a combined total ascent of 3400 metres.
This, together with over 1000 miles of travelling just go to prove what an achievement the event was.
Although not all sponsorship money is in yet, it is hoped that the club will raise about £ 5000.
The support vehicles were very kindly donated free of charge by Sunwin of Mansfield, Parkway Volkswagon and Webster Brothers Van Hire of Sandiacre to whom Long Eaton Round Table are most grateful.
Donations will be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Round Table Children’s Wish and there will also be donations made to local good causes.
If you would like to see our full picture history showing the guys in action and the stunning scenery, please go to http://longeatonroundtable.org.uk
If you think that this sort of thing is for you , why not contact Long Eaton Round Table on 07713 147885, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three mountains; 20 walkers; 5 support drivers; about 24 miles of trail; 3400m total ascent; 1000+ miles on the road – these are just some of the numbers that summed up the the 3 Peaks challenge completed by the club on Friday 20th through to Saturday 21st June. Full details of who managed what, how much money was raised, along with some hopefully libelous stories to follow later. In the meantime here are a few pictures from a brilliant weekend.
You can click on the pictures to see larger versions.