Big Pete’s Big 5 Challenges – 2012 Charity Fundraising #BigPetesBig5

Monday, November 14, 2011

Last Year I swam the Great North Swim for the first time for Christies Hospital in Manchester.

This year I’m upping my game and supporting a local charity!!

St John’s Hospice in Lancaster –

So this year i’m doing the following events;

  • The Great Manchester Run (10K on 20th of May 2012) – Completed in 1hr 3mins!
  • The Great North Swim (1 mile in Lake Windermere on the 23rd of June 2012) – Cancelled!
  • The Great Manchester Swim (1 mile across Salford Docks on the 1st of July 2012)  – Completed in 38mins 40secs!
  • The Lancaster 10k (10k on 18th of July 2012)  – Completed in 59mins 29secs!
  • The Great North Run (13 miles on the 16th September 2012)  – Completed in 2hrs 29mins 18secs!
  • The Lancaster Half Marathon (13 miles on the 4th November 2012).

I’m only asking people to sponsor me once for the whole season rather than five times!

Please visit or alternatively text any of the following;

PETE78 £1 to 70070

PETE78 £2 to 70070

PETE78 £5 to 70070

PETE78 £10 to 70070

PETE78 £20 to 70070

I’ll try and keep you all up to date with my progress and thanks to you all in advance!!

You can search for #BigPetesBig4 on twitter and i’ll keep you up to date with everything I’m doing!

Link to St John’s Hospice Article –

Pete Sowerby – Manchester 10k Finish Line Video 20/05/2012

Facebook Comments


  1. admin says:

    Added Great Manchester 10K run

  2. admin says:

    Unfortunately I didn’t get a place in the Great North Run, so I’m going to enter the Lancaster Half Marathon instead.

  3. admin says:

    Training is going well with just over a month to go to the Manchester 10k!! just need to get some more sponsorship in!

  4. admin says:

    Completed the Manchester 10k in 1hr 3mins – Youtube video of finish line

  5. admin says:

    In a reverse of fortunes I’ve been granted a late entrance to the Great North Run so this now becomes Big Petes Big 5 Challenges!!