King’s Lynn brothers complete three peaks challenge in memory of their father Ellis Gay

Dan Gay (left) and Mark Guy (right) completed the three peaks challenge in memory of their father, f

Dan Gay (left) and Mark Guy (right) completed the three peaks challenge in memory of their father, former Linnet assistant manager Ellis Gay. Picture: Mark Gay - Credit: Mark Gay

Ain't no mountain high enough for two King's Lynn brothers who have climbed 10,000ft in memory of their father who died suddenly of motor neurone disease.

Brothers Mark and Dan Gay will be climbing up the three highest mountains in the UK in memory of the

Brothers Mark and Dan Gay will be climbing up the three highest mountains in the UK in memory of their father, Ellis Gay. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Submitted by Jane Lewis of Motor Neurone Disease Association

Mark and Dan Gay, 39 and 34, completed the Three Peaks Challenge to raise more than £8,000 for charities The Norfolk Hospice and Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).

Their father, former King's Lynn FC assistant manager Ellis Gay, died in January this year after only being diagnosed with MND the previous month.

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The family wanted to raise money for the charities which helped provide valuable support during their most difficult times.

Despite the torrential rain, Mark and Dan Gay were able to enjoy the sweeping views on the three pea

Despite the torrential rain, Mark and Dan Gay were able to enjoy the sweeping views on the three peaks challenge. Picture: Mark Gay - Credit: Mark Gay

The brothers climbed the three highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales on June 25 but the challenge was not without its mishaps.


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Mark said: 'It was really hard going, the weather was horrendous, just torrential rain. But to raise well over £8,000 is phenomenal, I can't thank everybody enough.'

To donate, visit their fundraising page.

Mark and Dan Gay with friends and family on the three peaks challenge. Picture: Mark Gay

Mark and Dan Gay with friends and family on the three peaks challenge. Picture: Mark Gay - Credit: Mark Gay

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