29th May 2012

A Year of Madness!

The Year of Madness is about two friends, Eddie Whittle and John McDonough who will be taking on a total of 12 Challenges between the beginning of October 2011 and the end of September 2012. The challenges they are taking on will include running, cycling, swimming, hiking and canoeing. 

John and Eddie will be taking part in all 12 challenges, and are also asking some of their friends to have a go and take on some of the challenges. To date they have recruited 16 people join them in the 'fun' and help raise money. Chris and Eddie their target is a minimum of £12,000.

The reason for this challenge is to raise money and awareness of four fantastic charities. CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), Macmillan Cancer Support, Action Medical Research & British Heart Foundation.

The full list of challenges are:

o Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge!!!
o The Coast 2 Coast Cycle
o The Fred Whitton Challenge.
o Manchester 10k
o Race the Sun
o Tower 2 Tower Cycle
o The Pendle Predator
o The Great North Swim
o Trail Lake District Hike.....
o Trail Hike - The Route
o Lakeland 50

So far they have raised a fantastic £6,000 if you would like to donate please visit their JustGiving page here: