Doing this for finely-tuned thighs of steel and wondrous shapely calfs (calves?!), all the time hoping that childhood asthma doesn't return in the process. Her last physical challenge since the Venture Scouts Downsman overnight hike in the early nineties, so she's both excited and appalled in equal measure at the prospect of the 42 floors.
Training is now well under way, so with one week to go it's time to get to know the intrepid Londonist team that will be representing you next Thursday (25th) at Tower 42.
And what a competitive hotbed the team is turning out to be - with lovely matching t-shirts and everything.
You're very welcome to come laugh at the limping next Thursday (Team Londonist kicks off at 10.30am), but if you fell out of bed the right side this morning then we'd love your help to scale the dizzy heights of our fund-raising target for Shelter. We've raised 56% of it so far.