Wayne Potts takes on The Windermere Challenge


On Saturday the 29th of April Wayne Potts at Sytner Select Wakefield participated in The Windermere Challenge consisting of hike/run, cycle and rowing over 12 hours in the aid of the Noah Woolford Trust.

1st of all He hiked Scafell pike which is England’s highest summit at 978 meters (3209 feet) taking approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, on the decent they ran back down.

2nd Cycled 38.2 miles including taking on Hardknott Pass 1289 feet 393 meters in height and at around 2 miles in length.

Immediately after and his next challenge was the the Wrynose Pass which is again 393 metres Elevation (these are 2 of the hardest road passes in the UK to cycle) cycling down these is extreme challenging.

3rd activity consisted of Wayne rowing Lake Windermere from Fell Foot to Bowness which is 6.2 miles.

Setting off at the bottom of Scafell to finishing in Bowness took 10 hours 30 minutes, with no breaks just constant exercise eating and drinking on route, Wayne burnt 7000 calories on the day and raised £1400 and another £1000 being donated from customers on the day for having a picture taken at the top of Scafell Pike of The Castleford Tigers Flag.