A Hard Day’s Knight: Tamworth Sir Takes On Three Peaks Challenge In Aid Of Alzheimer’s

“The Alzheimer’s Society is an invaluable source of support for so many families” Pictured above and right, Sir Chris with his son Isaac Fresh from his success in this year’s Sutton Fun Run, Tamworth’s Sir Christopher Stone is preparing for an even tougher event on 19 July – in the shape of the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Chris, 56, who is the Executive Headteacher of the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership, is teaming up with son, Isaac Stone, 18, and friend Paul Bainbridge, 60, in a bid to conquer the Three Peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside, and Ingleborough, in the Yorkshire Dales. The trio, who have set themselves the ambitious target of completing the challenge in eight hours, will be trekking in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Chris’ JustGiving page is: www.justgiving.com/Christopher-Stone3 Chris, who lives in Austrey, said “It will be a hard one day challenge. We will be challenged physically, aiming to complete the circuit of the three peaks within the eight hour target. In fact we are hoping to do it in about 10 hours but covering twenty four miles going up and down three mountains with steep climbs and descents will be quite demanding. We meet at 6am for a briefing with the walk starting at 7am.” He added: “The Alzheimer’s Society is an invaluable source of support for so many families. As someone who works with 600+ teachers and support staff across the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership, I have been aware of how many people’s lives are affected by Alzheimer’s. One day of action by the three of us is little to ask in comparison to the rewards. Thank you for supporting the three of us.”