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Help us turn this challenge into a legacy!

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Elizabeth Juffs

1000-mile cycle challenge, raising funds for Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Myeloma UK

Raising money for multiple charities

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In the last 12 months, we have lost two friends, tragically young - Helena, aged 52, who died earlier this year from a chronic lung condition, and Alan, aged 60, who lost his fight with the blood cancer, Myeloma, last summer. 
So to raise money for the charities that support people like Helena and Alan, we've set ourselves a (mad?) cycling challenge - 1000 miles in two weeks along the entire length of Great Britain.  
Jamie, Adrian and Elizabeth will set off from Land's End on 19th August and aim to reach John O'Groats on 1st September - completing nearly 3000 miles between us. 
Will you help us make this a summer to remember, by supporting us?  If you fancy sponsoring us to support our chosen charities, that would be fabulous, or cheering us on our way with your thoughts, and messages, will be great too!

Event details

The length of our country by bike!

We like cycling. We pootle about a bit from home. And we've also cycled some longer routes in a leisurely way - Coast to Coast routes, and from Newcastle to Edinburgh. This challenge is way, way different and our maddest yet! Quite how we (well, Jamie and Liz, anyway) were persuaded to cycle an average of 75 miles, each day for 2 weeks, we have no idea! 
If we can turn this challenge into a legacy, in memory of Helena and Alan, it will spur us on to complete the ride and leave something worthwhile behind.
Your thoughts, support and sponsorship will be very much appreciated!
Thank you.

Event date

19-August-2018 09:00  - 
01-September-2018 18:00

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Event is completed


Fabulous achievement. Well done.
Donation by The Ramsey family
on 03-10-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by BALDIES
on 25-09-2018
Well done to all of you. Brilliant effort for very deserving charities. Sue
Donation by Sue Stafford
on 10-09-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Congratulations, a job well done!
Donation by Peter and Margaret Robinson
on 10-09-2018
£7.50 gift aid
Congratulations on a fantastic achievement.
Donation by Simon and Carol
on 09-09-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Proud to know such amazingly courageous people who have given tremendously for the benefit of others. Absolutely WELL DONE.
Donation by Anonymous
on 08-09-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Better late than never! Well done Liz, I'm seriously impressed. Chrissie x
Donation by Chrissie
on 08-09-2018
What an amazing thing to do. Congratulations and well done xx
Donation by Esme
on 08-09-2018
Donation by Stuart Hannibal
on 07-09-2018
£5.00 gift aid
Congratulations! It was interesting to follow your progress. A good way for Jamie to celebrate his 18th birthday!
Donation by Anonymous
on 05-09-2018

Donation summary

Online Donations: £3,010.00
Offline Donations: £989.00
Total Raised: £3,999.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £4,649.04

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