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Jon and Vicky Ellis are riding 100 miles

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Jon Ellis

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Jon and Vicky are acutely aware of the challenges which face those who are affected by Lyme and their families. Jon has had Lyme for many years, this cruel disease has affected our whole family in significant life changing ways. We want to contribute to the continuing research and evidence which is developing so that we can make a positive from this negative experience. 
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Jon and Vicky RideLondon for LDA

Jon says "I have Had Lyme disease for 9 years. It has been a mental and physical battle for me and my family over the many years.  It has been a challenge to do physical exercise because of lyme isease attacking my body in different ways.

I caught Lyme disease cross country running training to do my first iron man. The lack of knowledge from the GP delayed my diagnosis.

I had years of not being able to ride a bicycle due to my body not being able to support myself.After lots of rehab in a rehab centre with hydro, I was able to ride a recumbent bicycle. After not giving up I was able to get back on 2 wheels with the support of my friends and family.I have had some dark moments in my journey.

Due to the love and response I have received  over the many years, it is going to be a delight to ride this 100 miles with the most supportive wife and friend I could ever imagine, knowing how much she *****ng  hates cycling!! Lol"


Event date

29-July-2018 00:00  - 
29-July-2018 23:59

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Donation by Impact International
on 04-09-2018
£0.00 gift aid
Jon and Vicky, Well done! Puts us couch potatoes to shame! A fabulous achievement and so generous of you both for giving your time, sweat and tears to LDA. Pam x
Donation by Pam Mahon
on 08-08-2018
Well Done xx
Donation by Callie, Adam and Logan
on 03-08-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Very well done !!
Donation by Bernadette Dale
on 02-08-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Well done on your ride. It sounded like a difficult day.
Donation by Kate Hart
on 01-08-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Great stuff! A fantastic achievement in such rotten weather!
Donation by Lisa Newington
on 31-07-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck on the ride both of you. Steve and I will be with you in spirit :) xxx.
Donation by Michelle Rogers
on 27-07-2018
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Carol Murdoch
on 15-07-2018
Good luck Vicky and Jon! Such a good cause and you're both nuts for doing that distance! :) x
Donation by Tsiloon
on 13-07-2018
£2.50 gift aid
Good luck Jon to you and Vicky!
Donation by Eileen
on 22-06-2018
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £395.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £395.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £480.00

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