On the 31st July 2021 we embarked on the gruelling challenge of completing the national 3 peaks within 24 hours in memory of our good friend Aaron James Dixon.
Its been nearly 10 years since we lost Aaron. It was the 4th of September in 2011 when our world changed forever. Heaven gained an angel, and we lost an exceptionally charismatic, funny, popular friend, we all miss so dearly!
We lost Aaron from an undiagnosed genetic heart defect, called ARVC, and in memory of him, and following on from his 30th Birthday Challenge of climbing the yorkshire 3 peaks in 12 hours, we set ourselves a new challenge of completing The National 3 Peaks in under 24 hours.
As we did in Yorkshire, we lay down a rose on each of the summits on the tallest mountains in Scotland (Nevis), England (Scafell Pike) and Wales (Snowdon) in memory of Aaron, whilst raising some vital funds for the charity CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) The money raised will be used to fund free heart screening days for young adults aged 14-35 years of age across the north west organised by his amazing mum Debbie ❤
The challenge consisted of 3 mountains, across 3 countries, 23 miles of walking, over 600 miles of driving, 3064 metres ascent, and 68,000 steps and we completed all of this in 22.5hrs.
This was such an incredible experience for our boy, as we pushed all our bodies and mental strength to the extreme. Our team members were exceptionally motivated and we worked incredibly hard together to succeed.
Forever in our hearts AJD ⚘❤