Friday, 18 April 2014

Event Report in the Abergavenny Chronicle

The ABERGAVENNY CHRONICLE did an excellent write up of the event. To read the article CLICK HERE

Friday, 4 April 2014

Runner Michelle Kelly Does the Gold Route Twice!

The ABERGAVENNY CHRONICLE has reported the story of how Shelly Kelly did the Gold Route TWICE in one day in a fantastic time of ten hours and 40 minutes to raise funds for Cancer Research. For the full story CLICK HERE (4th April) and CLICK HERE (13th Feb)

Wednesday, 2 April 2014


Many thanks to the 818 walkers who took part in this year’s Three Peaks Trial! Another fantastic turnout!

Cardiff Outdoor Group would particularly like to thank:

Longtown Mountain Rescue Team – LMRT for marshalling all the mountain top checkpoints.
Welsh Warrior (The Richard Hunt Foundation ) – Who marshalled the Llanbedr checkpoint.
Councillor Nick Tatum of Abergavenny Town Council who helped out on the event throughout the day in a number of roles.
Madam Mayor Sheila Woodhouse of Abergavenny Town Council who we welcomed to the event before the start to see the walkers set off and wish them well.

The Charities and Fundraisers who supported the event:

  • St David’s Hospice Foundation; 
  • Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue; 
  • RSPB; 
  • Alzheimers Society; 
  • Water Aid; 
  • British Heart Foundation; 
  • The Noahs Ark Childrens Hospital Charity; 
  • Hospice of the Valleys; 
  • Lighthouse Club; 
  • Royal Gwent Hospital Special Baby Care Unit; 
  • Bobath Childrens Therapy Centre 
We hope to see you all again at the 2015 event!

The first walkers back on each route were:

Platinum Route
Chris Griffiths, 33, from Hereford returned at 12:16

Gold Route
Michelle Kelly, 43, from Abergavenny returned at 12:33 After Michelle completed the walk she did something which is unprecedented in the long history of the Three Peaks Trial, Michelle went and did a second 'lap'!  The double Three Peaks Trial took Michelle 10 hours and 40 minutes.

Silver Route
Paul Freeman, 57, from Bicester and Richard Brunsden, 53, from Cwmbran both returned at 11:25

Bronze Route
Tim Davies, 51, and Morganna Davies, 12, from Newport both returned at 13:27