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BBC presenters begin epic race across Lake County for Comic Relief #

The BBC’s hosts have started an epic team run across the Lake District to raise money for Comic Relief.

wain Wyn Evans and Angellica Bell captained the teams participating in the four-day Red Nose and Spoon challenge.

Teams must balance a red nose on a spoon as they traverse mountainous terrain, aiming to raise as much money as possible for the charity event.

Penalties are accrued by teams each time a nose is dropped.

Former CBBC presenter Bell leads the Gold team, alongside Sean from Glasgow and Cherrell from London.

Weather presenter Wyn Evans leads the green team and joins Sally from the Scottish border and Oliver from Eastbourne.

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LAKE DISTRICT, UK MARCH 4, 2022: Angelica Bell of The One Show and Owain Wyn Evans go head to head as they compete in the Red Nose Day 2022 Nose and Spoon Race. With more extreme terrain and challenges More adrenaline filled than last year, Team Gold and Team Blue will battle for four long days as they take part in the final race across the Lake District. Angelica and Owain are joined by some incredible teammates from Comic Relief sponsored projects across the UK. (Picture by Patch Dolan / Comic Relief)

The first day saw some playful vandalism from the yellows and Wyn Evans forgot his hiking boots for the hiking challenge.

He was forced to begin his first 11-mile trek up steep, slippery slopes in his handleless sled.

The blues later discovered rocks planted by the gold team in their backpacks, promising a “payback”.

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LAKE DISTRICT, UK MARCH 4, 2022: Angelica Bell of The One Show and Owain Wyn Evans go head to head as they compete in the Red Nose Day 2022 Nose and Spoon Race. With more extreme terrain and challenges More adrenaline filled than last year, Team Gold and Team Blue will battle for four long days as they take part in the final race across the Lake District. Angelica and Owain are joined by some incredible teammates from Comic Relief sponsored projects across the UK. (Picture by Patch Dolan / Comic Relief)

Members of the public joining BBC presenters have all been supported by Comic Relief in the past and are joining to contribute to charity.

Oliver, who is severely deaf, says he has faced challenges “from the moment I wake up to the time I go to sleep”.

Speaking to Wyn Evans, he said the hardest part of his condition is often the “isolation” that results in not being able to hear the conversations going on around him, but thanks to the Elizabeth Foundation , a charity that helps deaf children for which he is fundraising. challenges.

The red spoon and red nose race will be watched on BBC’s The One Show during Friday’s Comic Relief lead.

Donations to charity can be made by phone or online.

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/bbc-presenters-begin-epic-race-across-lake-district-for-comic-relief-41446647.html BBC presenters begin epic race across Lake County for Comic Relief #

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