Fundraising: The things they do - Pole position

Tori James, 23, Felicity Aston, 27, and Sam Eve, 26, have become the first all-female team to complete the Scott Dunn Polar Challenge, raising more than £20,000 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the British Schools Exploring Society.

The team, called the Pink Lady Polecats, braved temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius and completed the 360-mile race to the North Pole in just under 12 days, finishing in sixth place out of 16 international teams.

Speaking at the end of the race last month, Aston said: "Our first emotion is relief: relief that we haven't let any of our many supporters down, relief that all the money pledged for charity will be safely in the bank, and relief that after a year of training and preparation we have made it - all three of us."

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