A team of cyclists who completed a 910-mile cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for The Children’s Centre have presented a cheque to the charity for £20,437.44. The nine day challenge took place in July with the riders averaging more than 100 miles per day and tackling tough climbs and challenging weather along the way.
The riders who completed the LEJOG trip are Jude Bullough, Tony Cawte, David Churcher, Rob Christian, Gill Churcher, Andrew Cowley, Peter Harrison, Andy Dunn, Peter Harrison, Tristen Head, Gary Johnson, Richard Lardner-Burke, Duncan Mackay, Findlay Macleod, Jason Mallone, Mike Reaney, Robert Quane, Tanya Sanderson, Paul Swindale, Bill Shimmins, and John Venables. The team were supported on the challenge by Harry Eastham, Mike Gardner and Paul Warburton. There’s a blog about their adventures at http://mikeybikeyuk.wordpress.com/
Mark Eastham, Fundraising Co-ordinator for The Children’s Centre who also rode the whole way with the fundraisers, said:
“A big thank you to all of the riders who completed the ride, those who supported them, and all of the sponsors who contributed to the fantastic fundraising total. Riding LEJOG is a tough challenge but I’m sure all of the riders will agree that it was a rewarding experience. We’re already looking ahead to LEJOG 2013 which will follow the same route as this year.”
Next year’s Land’s End to John O’Groats cycling challenge takes place from June 28th to July 8th. If you would like more information please contact Mark Eastham on 631917 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can go to http://www.thechildrenscentre.org.im/events/land-s-end-to-john-o-groats-2012/