To raise money for Team Rubicon UK, Nick Spicer will be taking on his third and arguably hardest fundraiser for the charity with his confession being that he isn't much of a cyclist! 

The challenge will see him take on a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. The last part of the marathon is up to the summit of Mount Snowdon!

The Former Officer with 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment now runs his own business in renewable energy and volunteers with Disaster Response Charity, Team Rubicon UK.

“I have been fortunate enough to be involved with Team Rubicon in the UK and over the first couple of years it has been an incredible journey to be part of the team and its successes.”

Nick Aircraft

Utilising ex-military veterans in disaster situations was a concept Nick was interested in supporting from the outset.

“The work enables me to help those in their time of need but also providing me a real sense of purpose that I lost but perhaps didn’t realise at the time on leaving the military.”

To raise money for Team Rubicon UK, Nick Spicer will be taking on his third and arguably hardest fundraiser for the charity with his confession being that he isn't much of a cyclist!

True to form he also has never undertaken a triathlon or cycling event of any kind prior to attempting this feat.

The last couple of challenges saw Nick swim from Europe to Asia before completing the Marathon Des Sables last year; rising close to £10k to date.

Nick Mountains

To continue fundraising for Team Rubicon; Nick is to undertake The Brutal Extreme Ironman on Saturday 15 September up Mount Snowdon.

An Ironman is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world and this event itself is argued as the 'World's Toughest Triathlon'.

Seems rather apt after all considering last year's TR fundraiser of MDS is known as the 'World's Toughest Footrace'.

Nick Fundraising

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