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Teenager on 24-hour climbing marathon to raise funds for LandSAR

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from Northern Outlook

When Ben McDrury gets to the top of Mt Thomas he won’t be stopping to take in the panoramic views.

Instead, he will be scaling the mountain as many times as possible in 24 hours to raise money for LandSAR Oxford.

The round trip is four hours, but the 19-year-old carpentry apprentice thinks he will be able to do it more quickly, and hopes to complete the feat at least 10 times.

McDrury will take on the challenge from 6am on October 2, and has been training to ensure he is ready to hit the trails hard.

Donations can be made here.

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