Three peaks challenge 2006.(News)

2006 saw the completion of the 23rd and 24th National UK 3 Peaks Challenge organised by the Fire Services Sports and Athletics Association (FSSAA). This year there were 113 competing teams from all over the UK including Fire Service, police, military and commercial organisations, totalling (with safety marshalls) some 1,000 participants over the two events.

The challenge is divided into two events due to the large number of teams and took place on Sun-Mon 18-19 and Thurs-Fri June 22-23. The challenge is to climb consecutively the highest peaks in Scotland (Ben Nevis 4,406 ft), England (Scafell Pike 3,206 ft) and Wales (Snowdon 3,560 ft), also the travelling of 501 miles between the 3 Peaks (by minibus) in under 24 hours. …

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