Former England Rugby Captain takes on Nine Hour Challenge

first_img Former England Rugby Captain Ugo Monye is taking on the BT MyDonate Nine Hour Challenge to raise money for BT Sport’s The Supporters Club.The mountain biking and hiking event takes place on 23rd April in the Lake District, and raises funds for Action Medical Research, BBC Children in Need, Missing People and The Supporters Club. More than £450,000 has been raised for charity since the event launched in 2013.The most challenging route combination is the black route, which Monye has signed up to, which comprises a 38km bike ride with 1,000 metres of ascent, followed by a 12km hike with 800 metres of ascent. Shorter routes are also available including the red 30km bike ride and 10km hike route, and a 20 km green hike only route.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-bnD-VMltQ[/youtube] Melanie May | 11 March 2016 | News Former England Rugby Captain takes on Nine Hour Challenge  117 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “I’m really looking forward to taking part in the BT MyDonate Nine Hour Challenge and raising money for The Supporters Club. It’s going to take a lot of mental as well as physical strength to get through it. I am sure it will be a really tough experience but I will have some great people alongside me to help push me to the end.”  116 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: BT MyDonate fundraising events About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. The Supporters Club helps community projects and charities that use sport to help disadvantaged young people in the UK and overseas with donations from BT and its customers invested into projects selected in partnership with Comic Relief. When customers sign up to BT Sport, they are given the opportunity to take out a £1, £3 or £5 monthly subscription to The Supporters Club to help support its projects.Sam Calvert, director of go-to-market and channel at BT, said:“The BT MyDonate Nine Hour Challenge is hugely important to us and the variety of routes allows people of all abilities to take part and raise money for their chosen charity.”Monye added: Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Limerick Students Compete for Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email LifestyleLimerickNewsLimerick Students Compete for Texaco Children’s Art Competition AwardsBy Meghann Scully – March 16, 2020 290 Advertisement Previous articleLimerick City and County Council announces closure of public officesNext articleLimerick Post Show | Effect of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Limerick businesses Meghann Scully WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Print First held in 1955, it is hosted annually by Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited – the company that markets fuel in Ireland under the Texaco brand. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR JUDGING of the 25,800 entries received in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition is currently underway with winners to be announced in mid-April.Pictured is adjudicator Eoin Butler admiring one of the entries received from a pupil at Scoil Ide Naofa, Ballagh entitled ‘Peekaboo’.In all, over 500 young Limerick artists submitted entries this year. Currently in its 66th year, the Texaco Children’s Art Competition is the longest-running art sponsorship in Ireland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up TAGSartKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostTexaco Art Competition last_img read more