Team Expect Hit New Heights

Team Expect took on their toughest challenge yet on Saturday 9th July 2016 by taking on the National Three Peaks. The challenge involved them climbing the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours.

The adventurous staff from Expect who took on the challenge were Neil Rushworth, Kevin Barnes, Darrell Sharp and Suzanne Nield. The reason they wanted to take this challenge on was to raise as much money as possible for our chosen charity, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.

The team did an amazing trek but due to adverse weather conditions they could not complete the 2nd peak, Scafell Pike. But this did not stop the team completing Ben Nevis and Snowdonia. Even though they did not complete all three peaks as planned, they did raise a whopping total of £2273 for the Hospice! This is a fantastic total with more donations still coming in.

Team Expect commented about their National Three Peaks Challenge:

Despite the weather, we had a brilliant time tackling the three peaks and all credit to everybody involved including the support team. We have exceeded our fundraising target for Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice which is fantastic and thank you to everybody who supported us with sponsorship” – Neil Rushworth

It was the hardest physical challenge I have ever had and one I don’t think I want to repeat but I am really glad I did it. Looking back now the weather was unbelievable and I can’t describe how bad it was in words. I would not have achieved what I did without the rest of the team who supported me all the way. Thank you! –Suzanne Nield 

The day was challenging! The horrific weather conditions were against us all the way but we kept positive and had a laugh along the way and completed two and a half peaks. On reflection it was an enjoyable experience (in a weird way) and an achievement I won’t forget. I am so glad we did it and raised money for a worthwhile charity” – Kevin Barnes 

“I really enjoyed the experience with great people. Special thank you to our driver, Craig Crompton, we could not have done it without him!” – Darrell Sharp