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FEI SHEEHY CHALLENGE

Fei is the daughter of a hill walker. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in 2011 and died in 2012, aged 8. Her dad took up hill walking two months after her death and decided to organise a tough hill walking challenge in her memory to raise money for the named beneficiaries.

The Challenge:

Treble Crossing - To 'cross' the Comeragh, Galty and Knockmealdown Mountains over three consecutive days (1st, 2nd & 3rd of August), covering a cumulative distance of about 95kms with a cumulative height gain of 4,200m (approx).

The Beneficiaries:

- Paediatric Unit South Tipperary General Hospital (http://www.stgh.org/index.php)

- Make-A-Wish Foundation (http://www.makeawish.ie/)

- Cappagh Hospital Foundation (http://chf.ie/)

- South East Mountain Rescue (http://www.semra.ie/)

- Mountain Meitheal (http://mountainmeitheal.ie/)

If you would like to make a donation please follow the link -----> http://www.feisheehychallenge.net/registration--donations.html

Thank you!