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Lucas, Adam and Lucas's Pyrenean cycle challenge

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Robert Penn

We are cycling from the Atlantic Ocean to the Med over the Pyrenees in 100 hours, to raise money for the Hands Up Foundation.

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We are three 17-year old schoolboys. We have a personal link to one of the founders of the Hands Up Foundation and we have been inspired by him to take on a great cycling challenge in our summer holidays, to raise much needed funds for Syria. 

Event details

Raid Pyrenean

In July, we – Adam Hart, Lucas Penn and Lucas
Wagner – are planning to undertake a major bicycle challenge, to ride the length of the Pyrenees from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.The ride, known as the ‘Raid Pyrenean’ follows a historic route traversing the great mountain range, crossing many of the cols made famous by the Tour de France. The route is 720km (450 miles) long, with 11,000m (36,000 ft) of vertical ascent: that is the equivalent of cycling across Wales from Chepstow to Anglesey and back to Chepstow, climbing Snowdon ten times en route. The challenge is to complete it in 100 hours. It is a huge ask. We are financing the ride ourselves and doing it un-supported.

We are very grateful to Rapha for sponsoring us some kit. 

Event date

10-July-2017 00:00  - 
15-July-2017 00:00

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Event is completed


Well done and so sorry that this has taken so long!
Donation by Jo Belton
on 15-12-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Better late than never Lucas.....
Donation by dave stirling
on 29-11-2017
£25.00 gift aid
Well done chaps. A cracking effort and for great causes. You made it look easy and fun but I suspect it was tough. Next time in the winter on unicycles in reverse....
Donation by Paris
on 14-10-2017
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Monmouth School
on 12-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Well done lads, great work.
Donation by ZK
on 18-09-2017
£1.25 gift aid
Donation by Emma Jones
on 01-09-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Well done boys
Donation by JJW
on 25-08-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Gentlemen well done a great effort, with respect MS (sent with balloons)
Donation by Anonymous
on 22-08-2017
£0.00 gift aid
WELL DONE. Amazing thing you have done and raised an incredible amount of money!!!!
Donation by Patch
on 18-08-2017
£0.00 gift aid
double bubble as promised for having completed it (with clothes on). well done lads, an epic effort!
Donation by Tom B
on 17-08-2017
£25.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £6,346.38
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £6,346.38
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £7,413.88

Donations closed

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