Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Malki Foundation UK's Three Peaks Challenge: Are you up for it?

Malki Foundation UK is organizing a Three Peaks Challenge to benefit the work carried out in Israel for the benefit of families caring for a special-needs child.

Are you up for it?

The National Three Peaks Challenge has become famous as an event in which participants attempt to climb the highest mountains of Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours. Walkers climb each peak in turn, and are driven from the foot of one mountain to the next.

The three peaks are:
According to Wikipedia, the total distance walked by participants is estimated at 42 kilometres (26 mi) or 44 km (27 mi) with a total ascent of 9,800 feet (3,000 m).

What's included in the Malki Foundation's edition of the Three Peaks Challenge? Everything!
  • Professional event organization
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • All transport
  • Qualified first-aiders
  • Kosher meals
  • Insurance
  • Fitness advice
  • Fundraising tools including your own web page
  • Certificate of achievement
Please consider joining this all-inclusive challenge on the weekend of Sunday 11 October 2015 and in so doing support the work of the Malki Foundation in Israel. Here is the time frame:
Saturday October 10, 2015 
20:00 - Depart London for flight to Glasgow 
Sunday October 11, 2015 
02:00 - Ascend Ben Nevis
14:00 - Ascend Scafell Pike
23:30 - Ascend Snowdon 
Monday October 12, 2015 
08:00 - Back to London
Guides: All guides are qualified mountain leaders with many years’ experience. Their knowledge and experience will add substantially to your trip.

Requirements: Although no previous mountaineering experience is required, a reasonable level of fitness is expected. You will be climbing three high mountains with little rest between. We recommend you follow a fitness plan in preparation for your challenge, an example of which will be sent with your booking confirmation. N.B. The fitness plan is provided only as a guide and we encourage you to seek professional advice to meet your specific needs.

Why?: To raise vital funds for the Malki Foundation, a non-political, non-sectarian, not-for-profit organisation which empowers families of children with special needs in Israel by giving them the means to provide their child with quality home care and the best available paramedical therapies.

To sign up, please go to the Everyday Hero website. And for more information see the Information Pack or contact James Harari of Malki Foundation UK on 020-3637-4245.

The Malki Foundation honours the tragically short life of Malka Chana Roth z"l (1985-2001), a girl dedicated to bringing happiness and support to the lives of children with special needs.

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