Pedalling coast to coast for Cancer Research UK and ChildLine
A team of cyclists has just covered an epic 140 miles in two days to raise money for Cancer Research UK and ChildLine.
While many of us enjoyed a relaxing August Bank Holiday weekend, Rob Scragg and Mik Brown along with Mike Wilson, David Wilkinson, Alex Coultate, John Collins and Colin Bennett were pedalling their way closer towards their £6,000 fundraising target.
The Coast2Coast cycle ride from Whitehaven to Tynemouth is just one part of their fundraising campaign.
Rob and Mik also completed the national Three Peaks Challenge a few weeks ago, climbing the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours.
Rob said: “We couldn’t do any of this without the support of our volunteers who help drive us and our kit around – we’re eternally grateful to them.”
And with a whole lot more fundraising events planned, the campaign will – literally – reach its peak in November, when they take on their ultimate challenge: to climb to Mount Everest’s Base Camp.
So far with Gift Aid, they have raised £1,765 towards their £6,000 target, with donations still coming in.