No one need be defined by their disability.

One Man, One Mission, One Thousand Two Hundred Miles

Swim

Swim the English Channel

On the 17th or 18th of July 2021 Lee Spencer will begin the Triathlon of Great Britain by swimming the Channel. The clock will start as he enters the water to begin the swim in Dover which will be under the rules of and adjudicated by Channel Swimming Association.

 

 

 

Cycle

Cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats

Lee will then get to Lands End as quickly as possible to start the Cycling phase . Lee will Cycle the length of Great Britain from Lands End to John O’Groats stopping to climb Snowden the highest mountain in Wales and Scafell Pike the highest mountain in England.

Run

Marathon over Ben Nevis

Lee will then begin by far the most challenging phase of the Triathlon of Great Britain, the running phase. Although Lee cannot run due to a severely damaged left knee, he will undertake a marathon on foot starting at Fort William in the Highlands and going over Ben Nevis the Highest mountain in Great Britain and finishing at the Commando Memorial in Spean Bridge, where the clock will stop.

Support Lee

If you think you can offer any support or assistance in Lee’s challenge email Claire or call her on: 07815 193124. Or complete the form opposite.

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