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       Knowing that we had raised a significant amount of money for an amazing charity whilst challenging ourselves was great!
SKIPTON
LEEDS LIVERPOOL CANAL
LEEDS
                                           PRESTON
WIGAN
LIVERPOOL
Tell us about the highs...
The last 20 miles was a really fun ride, with smooth paths and downhill.
At times we felt we were flying!
Tell us about the lows...
At one point on the second morning, the tow path was rocky and grassy, we were on a ridge and had horizontal rain. We were quite miserable then.
How did you feel on completion?
We were all buzzing on completion. Knowing that we had raised a significant amount of money for an amazing charity whilst challenging ourselves was great!
Any advice for others considering doing
something similar?
Make sure you train and consider all eventualities. If we had not had the support vehicle to assist with a buckled wheel, one of our riders would have dropped out.
Make sure it is for a charity you feel passionate about, as that gives the impetus to carry on.
BURNLEY BLACKBURN
                              Anne Robertson is a Clinical Negligence Solicitor and Branch Manager at Ison Harrison Solicitors
www.isonharrison.co.uk
            The team after their 127 mile Leeds Liverpool Canal fund raising challenge.
Is there anything else on the horizon in support of Little Hiccups?
Our head of Clinical Negligence, James Thompson, is a Trustee of the charity and so we always get to hear about the initiatives that Little Hiccups are participating in and we are always keen to offer our support where we can.
We recently took part in another challenge. On Sunday 19th January, members from Ison Harrison together with Little Hiccups charity members and families,
set off to climb the Yorkshire Three Peaks! But rather than being outside on a cold January day, this Yorkshire Three Peaks climb took place in the warm surroundings of Clip n Climb in Leeds, an indoor climbing arena that was the perfect setting for our challenge.
The aim was to climb 2153m, the equivalent of the Yorkshire Three Peaks. With quite a few people in our group, we would add all our climbs together to get to the magic 2153m. Each wall was 9 metres high, so we had 240 walls to climb in total. The Ison Harrison team, Little Hiccups charity members and families collectively climbed 248 walls and raised a fantastic £1,055 for Little Hiccups.
Our charity work doesn’t stop here. All of our 14 branches throughout Yorkshire work with local community charities too. This was the focus for our 40th Anniversary back in 2018 where we celebrated 40 years in business by donating to 40 Yorkshire based charities and we continue to work with many of these.
 Little Hiccups is a Leeds based support group that has been set up by parents who have children with additional needs and disabilities. If you would like to support this charity, please see details below:
www.littlehiccups.co.uk info@littlehiccups.co.uk
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