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Joe, Morgan and Richard conquer 4 peaks in 24 hours

Joe, Morgan and Richard conquer 4 peaks in 24 hours

By WILLIE O'CONNOR
18th May
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"it's been a mad few days"


Last month we posted an article explaining the challenge.

The aim was to reach the summit of the highest peak in each province in Ireland within 24 hours.

Starting at 23:00 on Friday 3rd May the three successful completed the challenge at 21:57 the following night.

In the 22hours 57 mins they hiked 46km up and down the highest mountain in each province, crossed through numerous counties in Ireland while covering a distance of 850km in the van.

"We crossed Killary Fjord in a speedboat in the pitch dark in the middle of the night and our total vertical climbing came to about 3,600m".

"It was a great journey and experience with a great bunch of lads."

"Special thanks to Brian Rouse who volunteered to drive the support vehicle for the duration of the climbs. No better man to keep our spirits up."

All money raised will be used for the development of a sports field at Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Gortnor Abbey.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/4-peaks-24-hour-challenge-4th-may-2019

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