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Barry Karacostas

One Man and His Dog Arctic Expedition

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Target £0.00

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My story

[p]Hi, [/p][p]Thanks for visiting my page. [/p][p]Its that time of year again when i get the urge to challenge myself, push my boundaries and raise money to help the less privileged children of our world.[/p][p]This year my challenge is taking me back to the Arctic Circle but just that little bit deeper and on skis, which as those of you that know me is something i have never done.[/p][p]We will be travelling 300km over mountains, through forests and across frozen lakes up to the most Northern part of Europe - Nordcapp or North Cape, i will be attempting to complete this challenge in seven days. We will be travelling on skinns (cross-country skis) pulling my own provisions in an expedition sled, with a little help from my companion an experienced Polar expedition Husky (and my ex Navy Seal guide Petter of course!). We will camp in the wilderness enduring whatever the Arctic weather has install for us, including temperatures of -40!! [/p][p]So i ask you to show your support and dig deep not only to motivate and drive me to undertake the huge amount of training needed to complete this challenge successfully and safely but also to raise crucial funds that will help better the lives of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children of our world through the powerful lessons of PLAY implemented around the world by this amazing charity, Right to Play. [/p][p]Thanking you all in advance for your generosity,[/p][p]Love and Luck[/p][p]Barry   [/p][p][/p][p][/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

03 Apr 2014


Apr 29, 2014


Well done!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2014

MELO Zee Mini Schnauzer

From Melo the mini schnauzer xxxxxxx


Apr 14, 2014


Congrats mate and oops sorry so late!

£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Apr 7, 2014

Lloyd bell

Well done Barry all the best


Apr 4, 2014


Good Luck Barry!!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 4, 2014

Eithne Murphy

Good luck Barry, from Simon, Eithne, Harry, Stevie & Johnny :))

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Apr 3, 2014

Gemma, Ed and Clemmie Bee xx

Good luck wonderful friend. Come back with your toes fingers and nipples in tact. Love you. Xxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 3, 2014

Scotty Boyle

Sounds an epic adventure buddy. Surely testing you in a deep way. I have no doubt you will smash it and love every moment. Such an amazing cause too. Very proud of you old friend. Love the Boyles

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Apr 1, 2014

Alexander, Olivia, Isla and Sam

Go Barry! amazing efforts and amazing cause. We'll be thinking of you and want to hear all about it when you're back. Try not to freeze...X

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 31, 2014

Ozzy Lord & family xxxxx

Go Barry!! What an amazing challenge and a fantastic cause. We're cheering you on all the way.

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid