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Wild Atlantic Way 2,100km ElliptiGO Challenge

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STUART BLOFELD

I did it!!!!! :-D I completed the WAWA ride on 24th June in 174 hours and 56 minutes, just 4 minutes inside the cut-off time

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Church of the Good Shepherd - Sandhills

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Total raised
£3,465.36

Target
£4000.00

86%

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About

I completed the WAWA ride on 24th June in 174 hours and 56 minutes, just 4 minutes inside the cut-off time. It was the hardest thing I have ever done, but at the same time one of the most rewarding and positive experiences of my life.

For the complete tale of my Irish adventure check out my full ride report here - http://ultradiscostu.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/wild-atlantic-way-audax-ireland-ride.html. I'd recommend a good cuppa before you start as it 8,000 words!! Well it was a long ride :-)

There is also a link to my video of the ride below which captures both the beauty and brutality of the WAWA.

Huge thanks you to all my friends and family for your support, and for your generosity. You can still donate on this page too.

God Bless

Event details

Wild Atlantic Way 1400 mile ElliptiGO Challenge

I'll be attempting to ride 2,100km within a strict 175 hour time limit around the West coast of Ireland. This equates to riding 200 miles per day for 7 days. I'll be riding for up to 20 hours per day and will be lucky to get 2 hours sleep. It includes over two Mount Everest's of climbing!

The second thing about this Challenge is that the ElliptiGO bike that I am riding has no saddle! Yep you heard me right. So I'll be standing for the entire time effectively 'running' on the ElliptiGO for 7 days straight.

The ride hugs the rugged coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way from Kinsale in the South to Derry in the North. It will be spectacular but a true test both physically and mentally and I really cannot complete this ride alone. I need both your SUPPORT and PRAYERS. If you want to track my progress on the ride which starts on Friday 17 June I'll have a Live Tracker beaming back my position every 1/2 hour to this website - https://social-track.uk/tracker/xsdfghiJ7R/

Event date

17-June-2016 06:00  - 
24-June-2016 11:00

Event type

Cycling

Event is completed

Find out more

YouTube
https://youtu.be/OqgSog17CLg

Donations

Donation by Anonymous
on 13-09-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Absolutely amazing effort Stu!
Donation by Dan
on 18-07-2016
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 10-07-2016
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
well done
Donation by Anonymous
on 10-07-2016
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
determined, gritty ride Stuart, nothing wrong with your stamina or determination, chapeau sir
Donation by nick cannon
on 04-07-2016
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
Well done mate a mammoth effort. As agreed 1p per Km on your Ellliptigo!
Donation by Mark & Katherine Johnson
on 03-07-2016
£17.60
£4.40 gift aid
Great job, Stu!
Donation by Anna
on 27-06-2016
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Congratulations, Stu!!!
Donation by Anonymous
on 25-06-2016
Well done buddy. Sorry it's a bit late.
Donation by Andy & Amy
on 24-06-2016
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid
Keep it up, Stu. I'm following you on the tracker. You're doing an amazing job.
Donation by Nick H
on 22-06-2016
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £2,692.60
Offline Donations: £772.76
Total Raised: £3,465.36
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £4,048.51

Donations closed

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