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On Saturday 8th June 'TeamSmart' completed the Three Peaks Challenge in 23 hours 16 minutes. Having started off at the bottom of Ben Nevis at 4.19am on Saturday morning they went on to walk more than 26 miles and drive a further 600 miles in between the three mountains, and finally finishing at the bottom of Snowdon less that 24 hours later in an overall postion of 7th (out of 48 teams).A huge thank you must go to everyone who showed their support by sponsering the team for such a worthwhile cause, a final figure is yet to me calculated but more that £3,500.00 has been raised so far. Also a big thank you has to go to Mark Wills who was the dedicated team driver - not an easy task.Thank you once again from everyone on TeamSmart.Please see the image gallery for pictures.
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On the 8th & 9th of June this year Smart Ag Services Ltd will have a team of employees attempting the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of the charity Action Medical Research, the team will consist of Colin Smart (sales), Geoff Smith (workshop), Derek Callaway (parts), and Tom Yeatman (parts). The Three Peaks Challenge involves climbing the three highest peaks in England, Scotland, and Wales and driving between the three of them in under 24 hours. This includes approximately 27 miles walking, with an overall ascent of about 2,900 metres, and 460 miles of driving. It will not be easy!Action Medical Research is a charity that funds medical research to help save young children's lives - their money goes to treating sick and vulnerable babies, helping with disabling conditions, and carrying out research into rare diseases among children If you are able to and would like support us in any way then please log on to www.action.org.uk/sponsor/teamsmart or speak to one of the team members.