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Manx police to trek Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

Sat, 08 Aug 2015


Five police officers from the Isle of Man are undertaking last minute preparations before they swap life on the beat for a gruelling trek to Africa's highest peak.

There's just six weeks left before the charity challenge which will see them climb 5,895 metres to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

The team's been on a training weekend in Wales where they met the trek leader and learnt about the potential pitfalls of altitude.

You can find out more about the challenge, and donate, by visiting the Cops 2 Kilimanjaro Facebook page.

The trip is being self-funded with officers aiming to raise money for two local charities - Tabitha's Trust and Manx Miracles - team member Carl Woods says they've managed to hit the £2,000 mark:

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