On the 24th of June, 10 members of Central Flooring along with Richard Bodenham and Nigel Lynch of John Sisk and James Berry of Sika set out to attempt the national 3 peaks challenge in the target time of 24 hours.
Ben Nevis – Scotland – 1352m
Scafell Pike – England – 996m
Snowdon – Wales – 723m
With our designated driver Ian Mellor we set out from Leicester at 7am travelling the 8 hour journey to Fort William in Scotland we started climbing Ben Nevis at 4pm on Friday and finished Snowdon at 3.10pm Saturday 25th in an amazing time of 23 hours 10 minutes!!!
This was a gruelling exhausting physical and mental challenge that had its injuries along the way to include near hyperthermia, a dislodged knee, exhaustion and a cracked rib, with also 2 members taking the wrong path by mistake and climbing the famous Crib Goch!
Throughout the weekend all members were also busy trying to raise as much money as possible for Cancer Research through friends, family, business associates and social media, we raised an amazing £1,500 between us.
It was an amazing life challenge taking 100% courage and determination with the whole team pulling together; I witnessed some amazing acts of team work.