A GROUP of local residents are readying themselves to take on up to 7,343 steps at the MCG, during this year’s, Stadium Stomp MCG.
Bryan Kennedy, Glenn Denham and a group of 10 others, including one 71 year old woman, will tackle Australia’s longest consecutive stair climb challenge on Sunday, July 5 to help raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Bryan said, “We took on the challenge last year and helped to raise just over $5,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital. We’ve had ties with the hospital, and it’s a very worthwhile charity.
“It’s a challenge for us but it’s good to have something to focus towards. Knowing it’s helping towards a charity organisation makes it all worthwhile.
“It’s an amazing event to be able to take on the steps at the MCG.
“It’s about having fun and doing something for yourself and achieving something for a charity.”
Glenn said, “Last year we took on the lower level stairs, but some of us are going to be running or walking the higher level this year.
“We all train together to get prepared and are all at reasonable fitness levels.
“Having the group really helps to keep everybody motivated. We encourage and support each other to finish.”
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