CHARTERED financial planner and keen sportsman Lee Windle is attempting to walk the Yorkshire three peaks, three times in a row over three days.

This equates to almost 120km and 15,600 ft of ascent over 72 hours. He will be joined by his friend John Lee for the event.

He will also be joined by a few local people at various stages to try and help him get through this challenge that will be taking place Between September 11 and 13.

A keen sportsman after many years of playing county football and also for Bradford Boys, he then played for Embsay and subsequently Hellifield FC.

He now plays for Skipton Tennis Club. His son currently plays football on a scholarship in the USA.

The pair aim to raise £1,000 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, British Heart Foundation and Motor neurone disease and will match the first £500 of contributions.

Donations can be made via Virgin Money Giving or by contacting Lee on 07850 313763.