Wow what an amazingly busy but rewarding weekend its been for Across the Divide and our charity challengers. With large fundraising events happening in Devon, Scotland, Kent and on the side of Kilimanjaro it really has been a very furfilling time.
In Devon the team working on the annual Cognizant sponsored Wild UK Challenge now in its sixth year, over 800 participants have successfully completed the Wild UK Challenge, raising over £1million and helping numerous young people turn their lives around.
The Wild UK Challenge
- Hike, bike and kayak 100 miles in 3 days
- Race coast to coast across Somerset and Devon
- It’s your challenge: compete to win or simply cross the finishing line
- Raise money to help change the lives of the UK’s most disadvantaged young people
Whilst the guys and Devon have been doing great work for Princes Trust in Scotland they haven’t been outdone running The Invesco Perpetual Highland Adventure Race 2012
Not your average weekend away
The race took place amidst the rugged terrain and wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Teams of a maximum of 6 (including support crew) cycled, canoed and hikde over 60 miles in 24 hours from east coast to west coast Scotland.
In the Tunbridge Wells we’ve been building a shanty town much to public concern! Shack Attack. Habitits for Humanity innovative idea to build your own place in the slum with Habitat for Humanity. Participants use thier ownresourcefulness, to help international housing charity, Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness and vital funds to stop families having to sleep every night.