Northampton firm's colleagues take on Three Peaks Challenge

A team of nine colleagues are aiming high with their newest fundraising adventure, climbing to the top of mainland Britain's highest mountains.

Monday, 27th June 2016, 4:22 pm
Updated Monday, 27th June 2016, 5:23 pm
Travis Perkins colleagues have been in training for their challenge

The workers from Travis Perkins in Northampton will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge in July, aiming to raise £10,000 Macmillan cancer support.

Tackling the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales – Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowden – in just 24 hours the team will walk 27 miles, climbing 9,800 feet.

The adventurous team is aiming to raise £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support to fund the charity’s vital practical, medical, emotional and financial support services that help ensure no one has to face cancer alone.

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Adam Kent, Business development manager at Travis Perkins Managed Services in, says: “I’m really looking forward to taking on the challenge but it’s definitely going to be a tough 24 hours with a lot of walking.

“Macmillan Cancer Support does brilliant work and we’re hoping to do our bit and raise a significant amount of money to help the charity.

“Our target is £10,000 and we will be very grateful for any donations at all.”

Leyla Onal, Partnership Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support added: “I’d like to wish the whole team from Travis Perkins Managed Services a huge good luck for their intrepid challenge.

“Whilst scaling Britain’s three highest mountains in just 24 hours is a huge personal endeavor, it will also make a significant difference to the lives of people affected by cancer and will help Macmillan ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.”

The team includes Stuart Hough, managing director; James Clack, sales and marketing director; Adam Kent, business development manager; Andrew Craig; account manager; Gemma McRae, bid manager; Martin Thomas, project manager; Phil Jones, business development executive; Paul Lonsdale, regional sales manager; and James Meehan, data analyst.

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