Discover Leisure Supports Endurance Challenge from Yorkshire to Gibraltar

The UK’s largest caravan dealer provides the extreme fundraising challenge with motorhome support featuring real-time GPS tracking.

Online PR News – 01-September-2011 – – North Newbald, East Yorkshire, 31st August 2011 – Discover Leisure Plc (LON: DISL) have given their backing to the Sunshine Challenge, which covers over 2,000 miles and features 25 Marathons, 26 miles of kayaking and 1500 miles of Cycling. The team consisting of Andy North, Dave Edwards & Mike Senior, will raise vital funds for the ABF soldiers charity and the Forces Children’s Trust.

The challenge, which set off from Yorkshire on 19th August, is a gruelling six week affair, and Discover Leisure, who’s head office is in North Newbald in East Yorkshire, are supporting the team by providing a motorhome support vehicle, that is also fitted with a Phantom GPS motorhome tracker so that the public can see progress in real-time on a dedicated website: .

Trevor Parker, Discover Leisure Plc CEO said: “I’m delighted to support this very important epic charity challenge. Andy and the guys have a real passion for running and cycling and their achievements will help soldiers and their families who are suffering due to the effects of war & conflict. I wish them the best of luck.”
For more information contact Alison Wileman, Head of Marketing, Discover Leisure Plc, 0845 617 1490.
About Discover Leisure Plc
Discover Leisure is a leading caravan, motorhome and family outdoor leisure market retailer. With five branches throughout the UK in Darlington, Birtley, York, Delamere and Chorley, Discover has over 150 years experience built from some of the industry’s leading Caravan and Motorhome Dealers. Headquartered in North Newbald, East Yorkshire, Discover is listed on AIM on the London Stock Exchange.
About the Sunshine Challenge
A small team consisting of Andy North, Dave Edwards & Mike Senior will be completing over 2,000 miles of running, cycling and kayaking for 6 weeks from Catterick Garrison in Yorkshire to Gibraltar in order to raise a large amount of vital income for the ABF soldiers charity and the Forces Children’s Trust.