There are two teams completing the challenge. Chris and Russ will be going round the coastline of England, Scotland and Wales while Mike and Joe will be following the coast of Éire – Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It all starts in July for the Irish team and August for the British mainland team.
Mekey ICE tag have donated four dog tag style emergency ID tags to give the guys peace of mind while completing the challenge and travelling round all the countries.
For further information on the challenge and sponsorship information http://www.longwayhome2010.co.uk
“I think what the guys are undertaking is a great challenge and a good way to help raise money for the charities” said Richard Mawson.
“As well as their personal emergency ID, they will be able to keep encrypted copies of their bike documents, bike manuals and any other information required for the challenge.” added Mawson.
MEkey ICE is a small business based in Sheffield, Yorkshire. The companys’ owners have over 20 years experience in the IT industry and want to bring together their passion for the outdoors with IT. The Mekey team have travelled extensively, and take part in a variety of adventure sports including walking, climbing, skiing and biking. Consequently they understand the value of the ICE concept.
For more information on the MEkey ICE range of emergency ID devices http://www.mekey-