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Wild Atlantic Way 2,100km ElliptiGO Challenge

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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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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 - 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 -

Event date

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

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Good luck Stu - looks like you are progressing well, so keep it going!
Donation by Chris W
on 20-06-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Good luck with this stunning challenge, we are all praying for you.
Donation by Tournay family
on 19-06-2016
£10.00 gift aid
God bless Stuart
Donation by Fran
on 18-06-2016
£5.00 gift aid
Just keep going!! "I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41 v10
Donation by Ed and Liz
on 18-06-2016
£2.50 gift aid
Truly amazing challenge with so far to go and so little sleep!
Donation by Sandy Mackay
on 16-06-2016
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Be thinking of you my crazy brother, while I sip cocktails on the beach in Kos.
Donation by Your Sister!!
on 16-06-2016
£7.50 gift aid
Good luck.
Donation by Anonymous
on 15-06-2016
£2.50 gift aid
God bless you Stuart for following your calling. We'll all be praying for you.
Donation by de Jong family
on 14-06-2016
£10.00 gift aid
Hey Stuart, good luck for your Wild Ride, looking forward to read about your adventures and watch the pics. Lots of greetings from Monika too. By the way; I am still thinking about buying an ElliptiGo.... I will wait until the kids are older :)
Donation by Bernd Briechle
on 14-06-2016
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Good luck with you adventure!
Donation by Simon Nicol
on 14-06-2016
£5.00 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

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