Mammoth Ironman Effort For Alice House

Funeral Director, Tracey Rimmer, nee Warrior of Mason’s Funeral Directors in Hartlepool, is demonstrating her sporting prowess by competing in the Ironman Austria-Kärnten competition in aid of Alice House Hospice.

The competition is to be held on 5 July 2020 and consists of a 2.4-mile swim in a lake followed by a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile marathon, all to be completed in under 17 hours.

Speaking at the launch of her fund-raising appeal, Tracey said: “I’m very much looking forward to the event and having such a wonderful charity to raise funds for will give me the push that I need to spur me on.”

Tracey’s colleagues at Dignity Funerals, the owners of Mason’s, will also be supporting Tracey’s sponsorship by planning some fundraising events in the build-up to her challenge.

Greg Hildreth from Alice House said, “This is an amazing challenge and it is great news that Tracey has chosen to support her local Hospice as part of it. Tracey and her colleagues at Mason’s are already regular supporters of our charity and this is both an exciting story and a brilliant way to continue our already valuable partnership.

As always, everything raised will be used to provide specialist care to people and families affected by incurable illnesses.   I would also like to encourage people and businesses to sponsor whatever they can to support Tracey’s challenge!

Finally and on behalf of everyone at Alice House I would like to say a huge thank you and wish Tracey the best of luck with this challenge.”

You can sponsor Tracey by visiting or by contacting Greg at Alice House on 01429 855529 /

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