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Could you trek across the Sahara Desert? These mums are!

Could you trek across the Sahara Desert? These mums are!

Published at 12:34pm 29th June 2017. (Updated at 2:15pm 29th June 2017)

Michelle, Lucy, Louise, Paula, Jo and Anne, also known as the Sahara 6, are all mums from Harrogate and are taking on their biggest challenge yet.

In February 2018, the group of six friends have plucked up the courage to trek across the Sahara Desert for charity.

They will climb to the top of the Chicago Dunes and will undoubtedly encounter nomadic tribes, sandstorms and the hot desert sun whilst on their journey.

It's all so that they can raise the important awareness of mental health, and are supporting Harrogate's Wellspring along the way too.

This challenge will mark the 7th year of their '£40k for 40 years' mission.

The group are aiming to ultimately raise £40,000 for various charities, by completing a specific major challenge each year until 2021.

The Sahara 6 are holding a number of events throughout 2017 to raise money, and started with a 'Punish Your PT' event at The Academy.

The Groups of PTS

It was all fun and games at first... 


Until it all got too much! 


"I just want some food!" was one of the desperate pleas throughout the day by one of the Personal Trainers who took part. 

The Sahara 6 are aiming to raise £6,000, and are almost a third of the way there already. 

If you wish to donate, then follow the link https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/saharaseven