Newark RUFC members conquer Mount Snowdon for Nottingham Hospitals Charity
Five members of Newark Rugby Union Football Club took part in Clare’s Climb to conquer Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales.
The group made the trek in memory of Clare Doran, wife of one of the rugby members, to raise money for Nottingham Hospitals Charity.
Husband Adam Doran gave a glowing testament of the care Clare and the family received during their difficult time.
"I visited her every day and saw that they were not only treating her but giving her care, compassion and kindness, way above what you would expect or could ever hope for," he said.
"I will be forever thankful for the way those nurses looked after Clare and helped her through her darkest times."
Club members Adam, Jamie Matts, Buds Waqalevu, and Gary and Lisa Henderson joined Clare’s family and friends to take part in this epic event last Saturday.
So far, more than £14,000 has been raised. You can still donate to the fundraiser here.
The money will go to Hayward House, which supported Clare and her family during her final months.
Wendy Syalon, a friend of Clare's, wrote on the Just Giving page: "Clare would be super proud of us all doing something of this enormity. Her passion for fitness and all things ‘Boot Camp’ were synonymous with her.
"[This will] help fund enhancement to the Hayward House garden. These include the installation of a pergola, contemplation zone and creating more accessibility for patients so they can enjoy special moments with their loved ones."