Steve Throssell pushed himself to the limit in April 2007 by running in the London Marathon, in the process raising a fantastic £275 for the JWCT’s activities. Steve said “Having already run three marathons including this one twice before, I knew what I was letting myself in for as I lined up on Blackheath . . .
Kate Gallop raised almost £300 for the JWCT in her first ever triathlon, the Bendonsport Women's Triathlon, cheered on by partner Scott and daughter Daisy at Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui. Kate said “To cross the finish line will take strength, commitment, endurance and a sense of both adventure and humour - traits which Jeremy possessed in abundance.”
A team from London Zoo undertook the Three Peaks Challenge in September, an attempt to climb the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in under 24 hours, including travel time. Matt Willson, Melissa Lewis, Melody Fears, Lucy Cannock and Henry Churchill (with invaluable logistical support from Mandy Lee and Stella Kondylas) made a speedy climb of Scotland’s highest peak, . . .