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Raising Money for A Good Cause

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by Lost Earth Adventures

On Saturday, June 2nd we are proud to be hosting a Yorkshire 3 Peaks sponsored walk in aid of two cancer charities; Walk the Walk, which raises money for breast cancer and Clic Sargent, which helps children cancer patients.

We are organising this on behalf of Tracy Gould who works tirelessly at combating this disease by raising awareness with her blog ‘War on Cancer and organising a multitude of fundraising activities that goes towards cancer research and treatment. Her work is highly commendable and she is an inspiration to all of us. You can read about Tracy’s story and her fundraising activities on her blog.

The challenge is to climb the 3 highest peaks of Yorkshire in one big day! The route is 24.5 miles (just shy of a marathon!) and encompasses the summits, Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. Situated in an incredibly beautiful part of the country they offer a thrilling day out. The trek should take around 12 hours to complete. You can read more about this challenge on our hiking page.

We are meeting at the Station Inn at Ribblehead Viaduct, Ingleton, at 07.00am for a breakfast buttie and hot drink before we commence on our trek.

On our successful return to the Station Inn, there will be soup and a sarnie provided. If you are still peckish after this the pub offers some great home cooked food, some real ale and some cosy English hospitality.  We hope that you will consider staying the night with us to celebrate our completion of the War on Cancer’s first annual Yorkshire 3 Peak’s Challenge. The pub offers various degrees of accommodation from a £10 a night bed in a dormitory to quite luxurious rooms in the inn.  If the inn is full there is free camping available found behind the inn. For more information about the pub and to arrange accommodation please see their website.

Entrance Fee: £30

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast butty and hot drink prior to the start.
  • Soup and a sarnie on completion.
  • Support vehicle for those who cannot complete the walk.
  • Kit list issued on registration.
  • All participants will receive a certificate on their return.

How to Register
To register and pay your entry fee: Enter your name, address and email on this page. You can pay using the donate button which links directly to Paypal or by sending Tracy a cheque. Sponsor forms, kit list and booking form will be posted out to you.

How You Can Help Spread the Word
If you think this challenge isn’t for you, please still tell your friends and family. Share on your Facebook wall and twitter it out there to people you know that may want to take this up. Not only will you be helping to raise money for two very worthy cancer charities but you will be helping raise cancer awareness.

If you can’t do this challenge, but still want to support the event and War on Cancer you can do so by clicking on the donate icon on Tracy’s blog.

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