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From Sea To Shining Sea to help Bloodwise!

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Simon Nicholl

Cycling 3500 miles solo from Seattle to Miami in 29 days...ouch! The plan is to raise funds for Bloodwise.

Raising money for
Bloodwise formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

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Donations accepted until 09-01-2017

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My name is Simon Nicholl and I'm a middle-aged, fair-weather, hill-avoiding, headwind-hating cyclist. Who likes a beer and a pie!
Thank you for visiting this page and especially so if you are able to donate: you'll be helping Bloodwise to help someone who is affected by blood cancer.
I know that we get pestered all the time to give to this-and-that, but this really is a cause worth getting behind and supporting.
All the very best,

Event details

Cycling. And then some more cycling.

Starting on Sunday 11th September, I'm cycling from Seattle to Miami solo and unsupported: that's 3500 miles going forward and 120,000 feet going up.
Each day will average 135 miles which is wee bit beyond my two-wheeled comfort zone. Just to add insult, I won't be able to shelter behind anyone in the inevitable headwinds and I'll be carrying about 15kgs of kit. And praying for no mechanicals either, hah-hah!
So not too much to worry about, right? Right!
If you really have got too much free-time/don't know any better, then please have a gander at my blog by clicking the link at the bottom of this page...yep, the one that says 'YouTube'!

Event date

11-September-2016 07:00  - 
09-October-2016 16:00

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All the best m'old mucker! hopefully, you won't come back as Lord Chalfont. Hope to see you soon sir!
Donation by Gary O'Donnell
on 08-09-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Simon, such a worthy cause too xx
Donation by Andrea Poole
on 02-09-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Another great challenge Simon and I am delighted to support a great charity.
Donation by Sir Richard
on 01-09-2016
£50.00 gift aid
Si, you really are an eedjit. Best of luck with the journey, I'll be watching closely. Move Move you've got The Gift of life.
Donation by Tony Lonsdale..
on 28-08-2016
£12.50 gift aid
Go on and keep on going!
Donation by Peter Hardacre
on 26-08-2016
£3.75 gift aid
Go Simon!
Donation by Green Lady
on 25-08-2016
£0.00 gift aid
all the best mate
Donation by Adrian Luscombe
on 24-08-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Good Luck KRO
Donation by Mike
on 23-08-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 23-08-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Guv, Yet more superhuman effort...hats off...
Donation by Jonsey
on 20-08-2016
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £4,448.00
Offline Donations: £289.00
Total Raised: £4,737.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £5,780.25

Donations closed

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