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We are a group of school teachers taking on the challenge of the Three Peaks in memory of our friend Laura Popkin. Laura was a keen mountain climber and walker, as well as being a fantastic teacher and friend. Laura battled with cancer and spent time at Saint Francis Hospice where she was affectionately cared for until she sadly lost her fight. We all miss her and hope she will be watching with amusement throughout our adventure.
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Saint Francis Hospice is an independent charity and one of the largest adult hospices in the UK. They serve the population of Brentwood, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge – around one million people. They are a large hospice but the focus is on the care of the individual, their family and their carers.
Homepage of Saint Francis Hospice.
This challenge took place on 5th May 2012
Time completed: 25 hours 10 minutes.
The National Three Peaks Challenge takes in the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales, often in 24 hours.