Oct 072014
 

An 11-year-old that battled a life threatening illness is gearing up for a mammoth cycle challenge to raise funds for the hospital that saved him.

Patrick Kiehlmann, and his father Mark, are planning on cycling 90 miles each day, totalling to over 1000 miles between Lands End to John o’Groats on Wednesday.

Read it on STV News website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/Ride4RecoveryUK

 

Apr 022014
 

Team MoisyA FUND-RAISER has cycled the length of Britain in memory of his sister-in-law who died of cancer.

Paul Harrison, of Minehead, tackled the iconic John O’Groat’s to Land’s End challenge and completed the route in ten days.

Read it on Somerset County Gazette website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/teammoisy

Apr 022014
 

A businessman is swapping the boardroom for the open road as he tries to raise £100,000 for children’s charities.

David Lench, managing director of Kent-wide independent estate agents Ward and Partners, is in training for a gruelling 1,000-mile bike ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats in September.

Read it on Kent Online website.

Make a donation: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/LenchLEJOG

Apr 022014
 

Mark RaffertyA Sowerby Bridge banker is taking to the saddle in preparation for a nine day sponsored September cycle from Lands End to John o’ Groats for Alzheimer’s charity.

Read it on Halifax Courier website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/Mark-Rafferty5/

Mar 282014
 

ELY Memorial FundA GROUP of cyclists are taking on the ride of their life to raise funds for a county charity this summer.

The six cyclists are taking on almost 900 miles over six days from John O’Groats to Lands End in aid of the ELY Memorial Fund between July 2 and 7.

Read it on Hereford Times website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/Colin-Headland1

Mar 272014
 

DenplanJOGLEA TEAM of dentists is swapping drilling and filling for nine days of puffing and panting.

The trio from two North Yorkshire dental practices are gearing up to complete an epic cycle ride to help raise thousands of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Read it on The Advertiser Series website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/companyteams/DenplanJOGLE

Mar 052014
 

Martyn UzzellThe widow of a Clevedon cyclist killed after hitting a pothole is to sue a council which failed to repair it, despite a warning from police.

Martyn Uzzell, who was 51, was on a Land’s End to John O’Groats charity cycle ride with two friends when he hit a 10cm (4in) deep pothole on the A65 at Giggleswick, North Yorkshire and was thrown into the path of a VW Golf driving behind him. The driver of the car, travelling at about 50mph and only a car’s length away from the group, was unable to avoid Mr Uzzell, who died instantly of severe head injuries.

Read it on Bristol Post website.

Apr 022013
 

A music teacher is hoping to break the record for cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats and back again.

Chris Hopkinson, from Richmond, North Yorkshire, set off on the 1,700-mile journey at 10:00 BST on Tuesday.

Read it on BBC News website.

You can follow him on twitter @ twitter.com/Hoppo347.

Sep 082012
 

A volunteer driver for The Bassetlaw Community Car Scheme is raising money for the charity by cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats.

David Wadsworth, 57, of Cavendish Road, Retford is hoping to raise £5000 for The Bassetlaw Action Centre by cycling the 990 miles starting on Sunday 9th September.

Read it on Worksop Guardian website.

Aug 232012
 

A BABY’S diagnosis of cystic fibrosis has inspired her father to do his first fundraising event – cycling the length of the country.

Mike Smith took 12 days to cycle from John o’Groats to Land’s End, joined by six friends for the final 60-mile leg from Bodmin.

Read it on This is Cornwall website.

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