On the weekend of Friday, 23rd – Sunday, 25th June, Rachael from Heart Drive and Oli from Heart Breakfast, along with 10 team members headed over to Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland to take part in Challenge the Wild for North West Cancer Research!
Team Rachael and Team Oli faced their fears over the weekend, taking part in activities including rock scrambling, abseiling, cliff jumping, trekking in the dark and exploring tunnels and caves... as well as tucking into bugs in the eating challenge!
Team Rachael were crowned the first Heart Challenge the Wild Champions… but both teams are true winners! Incredibly they’ve raised more than £11,000 for North West Cancer Research to date, smashing their £10,000 fundraising targets.
Here are the 10 Challengers who competed as Team Rachael & Team Oli!
Team Rachael and Team Oli took part in Challenge the Wild for North West Cancer Research, who are the biggest funders of cancer research in North Wales. North West Cancer Research fund world-class research into several types of cancers at the North West Cancer Research Institute at Bangor University and are committed to stopping cancer sooner in North Wales.
North West Cancer Research is the biggest funder of cancer research in North Wales. It is an independent cancer research charity which fights the toughest cancers in North Wales and North West England. The belief is that by working together with researchers fundraisers and supporters, they can save more lives sooner.
North West Cancer Research support only the best local medical research to stop cancer sooner. The promise is simple, they only support the best medical research, to put a stop to cancer.
One in two of us will be touched by cancer and all of us can help stop cancer sooner by supporting world-class medical research funded by North West Cancer Research.
Your support gives North West Cancer Research the chance to fight difficult-to-treat cancers, often overlooked by other charities and medical researchers. They target the toughest cancers and with your help, can save lives sooner.
North West Cancer Research improve personalised cancer treatment locally to help create a healthier future for the next generation and are committed to spending half a million pounds on cancer research in North Wales over the next two years.