10 Peak Challenge for Cancer Research UK

This September several members of the rijo42 team are completing a 10 Peak Challenge to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

rijo42 Promises has pledged to raise £42,000 for Cancer Research UK in twelve months through a varied range of fundraising activities. Our 10 Peak Challenge is the second event in our fundraising schedule and will see our team scale ten mountains within a target time of twelve hours.

The Course

This tough course spans seventeen miles with difficult terrain, lengthy descents and steep ascents along the way.

Summits on the route include:

  • Leg 1:Gatesgarth Farm – Red Pike 4.5km / 155 mins
  • Leg 2: Red Pike – High Stile 1.2km / 29 mins
  • Leg 3: High Stile – High Crag 1.5km / 36 mins
  • Leg 4: High Crag – Green Gable 6km / 147 mins
  • Leg 5: Green Gable –  Great Gable 0.8km / 26 mins
  • Leg 5: Great Gable – Lingmell 4.2km / 99 mins
  • Leg 6: Lingmell – Scafell Pike 1.5km / 50 mins
  • Leg 7: Scafell Pike – Great End 1.8km / 43 mins
  • Leg 8: Great End –  Esk Pike 1.6km / 35 mins
  • Leg 9: Esk Pike – Bow Fell 1.6km / 40 mins
  • Leg 10: Bow Fell – Stool End Farm 3.5km / 95 mins

The event is taking place on Saturday 2nd December with several members of the sales department taking part. They’ll be joined by family and friends from other companies, all united in their quest to raise as much money as possible for Cancer Research UK. They have set themselves a fundraising target of £4k and we’re confident they’ll not only achieve their goal but also exceed it.

The 10 Peak Challenge Team

Tamara Hall – rijo42 Business Development Manager

Ben West – rijo42 Ingredients Manager

Naz Ali – rijo42 Business Development Manager

Tom Burke – rijo42 Business Development Manager

Luis Nino – Consultant

Rebecca West – City West Housing Association

Chris Rowe – DS Smith Recycling

Mike Rowe – NHS

We wish them all the very best of luck with their fundraising challenge and hope the weather is kind.