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Three Generations Ian,Andrew,David

3 team members

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p][/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 12px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt]Hello, thanks for visiting our page and thank you particularly to those who have already  sponsored Ian Calderbank, Andrew Fairbairn & David Stevens for their attempt at the hiking/orienteering challenge Tour de Trigs ([url=http://www.tourdetrigs.org.uk/][span=font-kerning: none; color: #3498cb;][b]www.tourdetrigs.org.uk/[/b][/span][/url]) on 5/6 December 2015 in a team “Three Generations” to raise funds for the charity Shelter.  The challenge involved a 15, 30 or 50 miles hiking/orienteering exercise over 24 hours (approximately 15 hours in darkness).  Their team aimed for the full 50 miles.  However, since its inception in the mid 1960s, less than 30% of past participants have achieved this.  [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 12px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt]The dropout rate this year was slightly higher.  Only 27% of participants made their chosen full distance (15 miles for the “Taster“, 30 miles for the “Tester” and 50 miles for the full tour.  Because of the terrible conditions (a gale courtesy of Storm Desmond, with severe gusts and very muddy and slippery underfoot in many areas), the organisers awarded certificates to anyone who completed the 50 miles irrespective of the time taken.  Usually you must have done it within the specified 24 hours.  [/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 12px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt]Only Andrew from our team made the full 50 miles with Ian forced to drop out at about 40 miles due to hypoxia (lack of oxygen) and David earlier with feet injuries.  The test was not just one of endurance but also to navigate (using map and compass, no GPS) from map grid references.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt]We did this for Shelter because we believe that everybody needs a home.  Shelter is needed today more than ever. 1.8 million people in England are currently on local authority housing waiting lists. A shocking 1.6 million children in the UK are homeless or live in bad housing – many in temporary accommodation that’s run-down, overcrowded or dangerous. And every two minutes someone faces losing their home.[/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial; min-height: 14px;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt]Thank you to all those who sponsored us generously through the Rotary Club of Banbury sponsorship form.  However, if you do not have access to that form you can also sponsor us here through Virgin Money Giving and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Shelter. 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. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt][/p][lt]p style="margin: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt][/p] [lt]p style="margin: 0px 0px 12px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke-color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke-width: initial;"[gt][/p]

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Event

Personal Challenge Date

06 Dec 2015

Charity

Supporters

03-Jan-2016

The Hunters

That was quite a challenge, well done to all.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

15-Dec-2015

Sara Cross

Well done to you all ... we are proud to support you in raising funds for Shelter. Good luck (you will need it!) from everyone at Spratt Endicott

£100.00

12-Dec-2015

Anonymous

£25.00

12-Dec-2015

John Chester

We all thought you were mad. You've now proved the point. I don't know how Pat puts up with you. Well done anyway.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

11-Dec-2015

Norma Root

Only just seen this on the newsletter. Well done.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

08-Dec-2015

Andy

Good Luck!

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid

08-Dec-2015

Chris White

Excellent Andrew - what an experience for you all. Well done to all the team and suppoeters

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

07-Dec-2015

Alan Boby

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

07-Dec-2015

Declan

Hi David. Awesome challenge. Well done!

£20.00

06-Dec-2015

Chris & Peter McLeod

Well done Ian. We are seriously impressed with your mileage, especially considering the awful conditions.

£50.00

Ian Calderbank

Ian Calderbank

Andrew Fairbairn

Andrew Fairbairn

david stevens

david stevens