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News - 2017 - Coventry

"Super" Grandad is stepping it up for our hospice

11/09/2017

We have some AMAZING challengers who take on all manner of crazy events to raise money for Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice but some people just stand out for going over and above!  One of these people is Peter Martin, who at the age of 72 is walking the total length of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, also known as the St. James... Read more

Wild Inca Blog - The Trek Begins!

07/09/2017

The only way is UP! Today is day one of the trek for our intrepid explorers and they will be climbing from 3700m to 4600m along the old Inca Trail.  There will be plenty to look at including “saqsaywaman”, pronounced “sexywoman” (well it made me chuckle!).  The ruins are usually described as a fortress... Read more

Wild Inca Blog - Arrival!

06/09/2017

After a long journey, the gang have finally arrived in Cusco in Peru.  The trekkers will spend a further day here to acclimatise their bodies to being at altitude.  This is really important as it helps mitigate the risk of developing Altitude Sickness which could jeopardise the chances of completing the challenge. Spending time at... Read more

Coventry Building Society builds a brighter future

05/09/2017

Kind hearted staff from Coventry Building Society have been generating much needed funds for the hospice throughout the summer. Along with organising the Summer Fayre (and turning up in their droves to run the stalls, man the car park and make teas) they have  been car cleaning, cake making, holding toy and tuck shop sales and even climbing... Read more