Press release for the Climb for Mary!

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Press release for the upcoming Climb for Mary on Sunday 12th September.

Press Release

Event: Climb for Mary

Date: Sunday 12th September 2010.

Jim Leishman has taken possession of a new pair of boots in preparation for a climb up remote Munro Beinn Na Lap in the West Highlands later this year. Having worn out the pair that he used on the Dander for Mary sponsored Fife Coastal walks for the Mary Leishman Foundation over the last two years, Summits outdoor shop have stepped in to provide him with a new pair.

Dunfermline Heritage Trust are organising a Climb for Mary on Sunday 12th September with all proceeds going to the Foundation and Im happy Ill have boots fit for that task. I have literally worn them out during all the walking Ive done recently, and all theyre good for now is a raffle prize after the event! I am looking forward to what should be a great day out. I will be taking part in the climb as well, and am looking forward to doing my first ever Munro. he said.

A coach provided free of charge by Stagecoach will pick up walkers in Dunfermline and take them up through Pitlochry, Dalwhinnie and Monarch of the Glen country to Tulloch railway station near Spean Bridge. The group will then travel one stop on the West Highland line to the remotest station on the Scottish rail network, Corrour, before tackling the Munro Beinn Na Lap above Loch Ossian, which has great panoramic summit views of the Western Highlands. Successful walkers will be presented with a certificate marking their achievement once they descend back down to the Corrour station bar/caf where entertainment will be provided until the return train journey out over Rannoch Moor and the coach trip back to Dunfermline.

Jim is looking forward to meeting the rest of the group of walkers.

I have never visited that part of Scotland before and Im really looking forward to it. I am humbled by all the support people are giving-Summits with boots and Stagecoach for free hire of the transport, with their driver giving up his Sunday to drive us without pay. I am sure everyone will have a great time, and we have a few surprises up our sleeve for all those taking part as regards entertainment throughout the trip!

Numbers are limited for this event, and anyone wishing to take part is urged to register as soon as possible for a place on it. A 25 registration fee is required plus a commitment to raise a minimum of 100 for the charity. Details of how to join up, and more information on the climb can be had by emailing, or by telephoning 07748736042.

For further information on the above release please contact Frank Connelly on 07748736042