Rugby fans take on gruelling challenge for Wooden Spoon Somerset

Dave Lamb, Paul Camp and Dave Dunster, all members of Minehead Barbarians Rugby Club have decided to attempt the Exmoor section of the South West Coast path, in 15 hours or less to raise money for Wooden Spoon.

The walk will comprise of 36 miles of gruelling climbs and descents, with a total climb of 3000 meters.

The plan is for Dave, Paul and Dave to walk all three sections of the coast path from Combe Martin to Minehead (36 miles and 3000 meters of climb).

The trio will start on 11th June at 4.30am and aim to be in Minehead at approximately 11.00pm.

They chose to support Wooden Spoon following 25 years of playing and coaching rugby, mostly for Minehead Barbarians and wanting to help put something back into the wider rugby community.

David Dunster, said: “Knowing the wonderful work Wooden Spoon do for children that may not have the opportunity to play rugby is worth every step of our challenge and hopefully we can raise some much needed funds to help with one of he great causes supported by Wooden Spoon.

“Any support will be so gratefully received and we really hope to not only raise awareness for a fantastic charity but also some funds that will be so well received. “

You can donate towards the brilliant challenge here.