News: 22 October 2019Planners climb every mountain in Three Peaks Challenge

Eight colleagues from our London office have raised more than £2,000 for Centrepoint after completing the national Three Peaks Challenge in 23 hours and 37 minutes.

The brave group battled their way through strong wind and heavy rain with very little sleep between peaks as they conquered the challenge of climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in under 24 hours.

The national Three Peaks Challenge involves walking a total of 23 miles (37km) and climbing 3,064 metres (10,052ft).

London based Planning Partner Justin Kenworthy said: “Completing the national Three Peaks Challenge was an incredible fete that was both physically and mentally exhausting, but as a team we stuck together and achieved what we set out to do in raising a fantastic amount money for Centrepoint.”

Initially the group, which was made up of members of the Planning, Landscape Planning and Design, Infrastructure and Environmental Planning, Development Economics and Graphic Communication teams had set a fundraising target of £1,500, but this was smashed before they had even set off from London on their challenge.

The £2,000 raised from the 24-hour challenge will be donated to Centrepoint, which is the UK's leading youth homelessness charity. It provides homeless young people with accommodation, health support and life skills to get them back into education, training and employment.

To make a donation to Centrepoint visit the team’s Virgin Money Giving page.

 

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