Leeds

Training session

Virtual Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Challenge yourself to climb the equivalent of Yorkshire 3 peaks in 24 hours

Description

The Yorkshire Three Peaks are situated in the Yorkshire Dales and the challenge consists of climbing the summit of Pen-y-ghent (694m; 2,227 ft), Whernside (736 m; 2415 ft) and Ingleborough (723m; 2,372ft) in less than 12 hours.

For this virtual session, which is all about elevation - your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to run/walk the same elevation as one, two or all 3 of the Yorkshire 3 peaks in a 24 hour period.

So how does it work? Select the amount of elevation you want to cover during the 24 hour period, then set out to achieve it! (All up to date apps record elevation of each run/walk, eg. Strava, Garmin, Map my run, etc.) Keep a record of your elevation and share a picture with Gemma or on Twitter using the hashtag #GGLeedsV3peaks

So you know what that means? You need to smash those hills!

The elevation of each peak is: Pen-y-Ghent 2276 feet Whernside 2414 feet Ingleborough 2372 feet

So to complete one peak, you’ll cover 2276 feet (694m), to complete 2 peaks, you’ll cover 4690 feet (1430m) and to complete all 3 peaks, you’ll cover 7062 feet (2153m).

Date and time

23:30 - 23:30 Saturday, 16th of January 2021

Sign up by 7:30am on Saturday 16th January so we can let Gemma know who to expect.

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What to look out for

Covid Test and Trace

To keep everyone safe GoodGym has signed up to the NHS test and trace service. We will pass on your contact details only if they ask for it.

The GoodGym central team will also be in contact if we are made aware that anyone attending this session tests positive in the days afterwards.

Age Restriction

GoodGym welcomes anyone aged 18 or over. If you are under 18 then you will be unable to participate in any GoodGym activity

Make sure you've read our general guidelines for safety when running and at a task.

This event is not organised by GoodGym and GoodGym takes no responsibility for your participation in the event.

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Gemma

Gemma
Leeds Area Activator | Love to run and walk fast!

Who's going

  • Kelly Wilby
  • Damu
  • Gemma

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