Sam Williams, along with his father, Hugh, who is approaching his 70th birthday, and his older brother Richard, are riding from Edinburgh to John O'Groats
with two family friends, to raise money for Acorns Children's Hospice.
A Teesside ultra-runner has become the fastest woman ever to run from John O'Groats
to Land's End.
Border Telegraph Beach clean-up A total of 67kg of rubbish was gathered during a beach clean at John O'Groats
as part of a campaign organised by solo record-breaking rower Kiko Matthews.
"Lands End to John O'Groats
has been a long-term ambition.
A cyclist is saddling up for an epic bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats
- and plans to complete his mission in just seven days.
Mavis Paterson rode the 960-mile distance from Land's End to John O'Groats
in 23 days.
Rory Ashcroft and Martin Bateman, both 24 and from Stafford, will take on the Lands' End to John O'Groats
challenge in memory of Rory's brother, Ed, who died last year.
And they will be driving in four hour stints each from Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary this morning to John O'Groats
, then down to Lands End, back up to John O'Groats
, and then to the finish line at the hospital late on Sunday or early Monday morning.
The project lasts until Sunday, with volunteers at watching posts in places such as Orkney, Shetland, Caithness, and even on the John O'Groats
ferry to Orkney.Dr Chiara Giulia Bertulli, Sea Watch sightings officer said: "This year we have more observers which is probably helping with the numbers.
PUPILS, staff and a whole community are attempting to run the distance from Lands End to John O'Groats
So far, runners have clocked up over 1,000 miles which, according to the school's map of the journey, means they have already made it to John O'Groats
and are on their way back to Land's End!
FREEZING temperatures and an open cabin didn't put off Elliot Dale and Charlotte Ryall from tackling the Forrestburn Hillclimb stage of the Land's End to John O'Groats