'PROJECT ZERO THREE'
'The roof of Africa on wheels - revisited'
Diary of Events so far and as they are planned to happen........
26th October – Western Daily press photographer and Arena Production Company attend the initial trial run on the Quantocks.
November 6th – Full page Western Daily Press article kick starts publicity drive
November 7th – Bristol Evening Post duplicate article for further publicity.
November 7th – Interview with Radio Bristol
November 8th – BBC Points West film Jon Road Training – AM
November 8th – Team meet up at Indefactable – Anglesey - PM
November 9th – 2nd team trial on Mt Snowdon – summit in just over three hours
November 11th – BBC run news item
November 25th – HTV television ran a news edit of film footage taken of team trial on Mt Snowdon
November – Final alterations to be made to chair
November / December/ January – daily road (handcycling) and gym work
December 10th – January edition of Trail magazine launched with article in
January – BBC radio Bristol feature talking with Susan Osmond
February 8th – main core of team leave for Kilimanjaro
February 14th – rest of team leave for Kilimanjaro
The following is a provisional diary, subject to confirmation
February 16th – Rest day and some final logistical work
February 17th – confirmed start of ascent - was trying for the 18th to allow Jon an extra rest day after only arriving late on the 15th.
February 22nd – anticipated date for summit
February 24th – anticipated date for arriving back at base
February 24th onwards – visits to various local projects – orphanages, hospitals and wheelchair project.
March 2nd – Fly back to Britain
March 5th onwards - various PR exercises, visits to schools, after dinner speeches and presentations.
June - Grand Draw