Oxfam challenge to trekkers

OXFAM is calling on Armagh trekkers to be part of the world’s greatest team challenge - Oxfam Ireland’s Trailtrekker 2012.

This is an inspirational non-stop 50km/100km team event that aims to raise thousands to support Oxfam’s work in East, Central and Southern Africa.

Teams of two and four people will take on the tough but rewarding challenge through the Mourne Mountains to Carlingford on September 1 and 2.

Teams of four will commit to raising €2,000 and teams of two will commit to raising €1,000.

Each team has the option of completing a distance of 50km or 100km. Teams competing in the 50km event will be expected to complete the distance in less than 16 hours and those registered for the 100km distance will be expected to finish in under 36 hours.

For more details about signing up for TRAILTREKKER 2012, call 01 635 0403 (ROI) and 028 9089 5972 (NI) or visit www.oxfamireland.org/trek.