The Oldham Way Challenge 22nd and 23rd July 2017
Nick Price worked at the Castleshaw Centre for Oldham Council for over 20 years. He worked with approximately 60,000 young people from Oldham during this period and was involved in running the Annual Oldham Way Challenge event from the very beginning 16 years ago.
Nick died last Autumn from pancreatic cancer and many regular visitors to the Castleshaw Centre have asked if there is any focus for remembering Nick’s contribution to the Centre and to young people in Oldham. This year the Oldham Way Challenge is dedicated to Nick’s memory.
The nature of pancreatic cancer means that once you have any symptoms it is far too late to treat effectively and we are inviting OWC participants to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK to help fund research and help other people with this disease.
The Oldham Way Challenge involves a hike of approximately 40 miles spread over 2 days (taking in most of the Oldham Way), starting and finishing at Daisy Nook Country Park, with the Castleshaw Centre as the end of day one and the start of day two.
This is a non-competitive event for groups, families and individuals, celebrating and enjoying this fine route around Oldham. Experienced hill walkers can take up the Challenge with the advantage of the event support, whilst others may like to join our Castleshaw Centre staff as part of a guided group.
More information about The Castleshaw Centre and Nick can be found here: http://castleshawcentre.weebly.com/nick-price-1958-2016.html