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Manchester United Foundation – Kilimanjaro

At approximately 5.30 am on 23rd October 2013 Martin Thomas the managing  director of Shropshire based removal company,  Britannia Thomas Casserlys reached the summit of Kilimanjaro.  At 5895m, Mt Kilimanjaro is one of the largest volcanoes ever to break through the Earth’s crust.  Temperatures at night dropped below  freezing and by day rose to 30 degrees.  The 10 day trek was a charity challenge for Manchester United Foundation for which over £110,000 has been raised by the team of trekkers with Martin personally raising over £5,000 with kind donations from local business’ and friends.  Two Manchester United legends, Bryan Robson and Kevin Moran led the intrepid team who survived  the final summit night trek lasting 18 hours with freezing water bottles and a wind chill of   -22.