“Climbing Everest is seen as the pinnacle of human endurance and over 3 days, 12 hours each day, Thursday September 3rd, Friday 4th and Saturday 5th, Bryce Alford, Fundraising Manager for Headway Jersey, The Brain Injury Charity will be taking on this epic challenge by going Beyond Everest with the goal of reaching 10,000m+ of elevation over the steepest hills, cliff path and castle steps in Jersey and aiming to raise £10,000 to help keep Headway alive.
Open to all ages, from the 3rd and throughout September, you can run or walk, climb the stairs at home or at work, set the incline on the treadmill at the gym, or perhaps explore new locations whilst on a dog walk to challenge yourself whilst Reaching Higher For Headway.
How high are you prepared to climb?
The choice is yours and here are just a few of the mountains around the World for you to set your sights on!
Mount Everest – 8,848m Nepal
Mount Kilimanjaro – 5,895 Tanzania
The Eiger -3,970m Switzerland
The Combined 3 Peaks – 3,408m UK
Half Dome – 2,694m Yosemite National Park, USA
Mount Kosciuszko – 2,228m. Australia
Mer De Glace – 1,913m France
Ben Nevis – 1,345 Scotland
Mount Snowdon – 1,085m Wales
Entry £15( + admin fee) includes Beyond Everest Challengers wooden medal.
Raise £25 and receive a bespoke Beyond Everest Achievement engraved wooden medal.
By reaching new heights for Headway Jersey, The Brain Injury Charity, you will be helping to continue our life changing work, following the loss of £100,000 due to Covid-19. Each year it costs £350,000 to provide our services including neuro-physio, cognitive and exercise therapy.
The thriving members centre also provides social interaction to those who have suffered from Stroke, Brain Tumour, Aneurysm and Accidents amongst many other causes
“here’s the link to register: https://race-nation.co.uk/
Here’s his justgiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/