Apr 192011

While many people mark their 50th birthday with a party or a night out with their mates, Cleator Moor man Bob Riley has decided to go a bit further – 950 miles in fact – and cycle from one end of the country to the other.

He plans to complete his challenge in an impressive eight days and hopes to raise lots of money for three charities.

Read it on the News & Star website.

Website:  le2jog.sports.officelive.com.

Apr 182011

A young Royal Navy aircraft handler from Watford is preparing to cycle the length of Great Britain for charity next week.

Stephen Jennings, 20, will be covering 100 miles-a-day, for ten days, as he takes part in the gruelling ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Read it on the Watford Observer website.

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

Apr 152011

A LOCKERBIE man is saddling up for a 1,000 mile charity challenge.

Dave Tollick, aged 50, is cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats in a bid to raise hundreds of pounds for Oxfam.

Read it on the Dumfries & Galloway Standard website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/tollick.

Apr 152011

Two UEA graduates from Norwich are cycling just under 1000 miles in 14 days, from Land’s End in Cornwall to John O‘Groats in Scotland, for charity.

They are among 21 cyclists from Brake the Cycle, a new social enterprise, that seeks to empower young people and encourage sustainable living through adventure and slow travel.

Read it on the Norwich Evening News website.

Website: www.brakethecycle.org.uk.

Apr 012011

A HAPTON man is preparing for a 1,000-mile bike ride across the UK to raise funds for Pendleside Hospice.

Mr Trevor Jennings (31), of Bridgefield Street, will set off on the two-week expedition on June 5th and cover around 75 miles a day.

Read it on the Burnley Express website.

Website: www.rideforpendleside.co.uk.

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