Bill’s mammoth 542 challenge almost over



Charity champion Bill Honeywell’s 542 Challenge in aid of Cancer Research UK has now reached the final stage.
Having set himself the target of climbing all 542 “Birketts” and “Wainwrights’” – basically every significant summit in the Lake District in one year – double cancer survivor and tireless fundraiser Bill (64), of Clitheroe, has reached the top of 499 fells and now has only 43 to go.
So far that’s 690 miles of walking and over 200,000ft of ascent! He’s also close to receiving total pledges, many at 10p per summit, of £30,000 for vital cancer research – exceeding his ambitious target... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 28
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