OXFAM Trailwalker 2011 in Pictures

Our team (Team 225, “The Walkmans”) successfully completed the OXFAM Trailwalker, a 100 km walk for charity, in just under 34hrs. Here’s the event in pictures: {module [99]} Donate Now! – donations close soon … help us make a difference to those in need! (It’s also tax deductible, so no excuses!)

The Walkmans team photo during training session

Support Our Walk for OXFAM!

This year, the Prodigy Web Services team (Team 225, “The Walkmans”) decided to undertake the OXFAM Trailwalker, a 100 km walk for charity spread across two gruelling days beginning 1st April 2011. We’ve been training hard and look forward to the sweat, pain and glorious adulation that awaits us! 😀 Donate Now! – support us…

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