February 7, 2013
Joe Swash urges supporters to step up and beat heart
Former soap-star and jungle adventurer, Joe
Swash, is calling on people to step up to the challenge
and climb the equivalent height of the Alps at our Beat the Peak
events to raise funds for the Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.
Joe is asking people to climb the steps of
local buildings multiple times until they reach the equivalent
altitude of one of Europe’s highest peaks.
Find out more about Beat the Peak in
take part in an international challenge within your very own town or city
choose whether to climb the equivalent of Mont Blanc at 4,810
metres high, Eiger at 3,970 metres high or Sass Rigais at 3,025
metres high. With it being a huge challenge, we are
encouraging people to get friends, family and
together and work as a relay team. The events
are taking place in five Heart
Joe Swash, former star of EastEnders and host of ITV2’s I’m A
Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now, said: “Beat the Peak provides a
unique opportunity to take part in an international challenge
within your very own town or city."
He added: “The life-saving work that the Mending Broken Hearts Appeal is raising funds
for is particularly important to me as I sadly lost my dad when he
suffered a heart attack when I was 12 years old. I really hope that
people will put their best foot forward and join in the fun."
Registration is now open with a £15
fee and participants asked to pledge to raise sponsorship.