Mark Livesey


Dallaglio Cycle Slam
Dallaglio RugbyWorks delivers an intensive, long-term skills development programme based on rugby, through which we aim to get teenagers outside of mainstream education into sustained Education, Enjoyment or Training.
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Mark Livesey's 2016 Cycle Slam

Mark Livesey

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 I have decided to sign up for the Dallaglio Cycle Slam 2016 and am cycling from Andorra to Barcelona which is 530.8km and a climb of 7814m.

The Dallaglio Cycle Slam 2016 is raising money for a project that Lawrence Dallaglio set up through the Dallaglio Foundation over a year ago called RugbyWorks

RugbyWorks uses rugby to transform the aspirations of disengaged young people: 14 to 16 year olds at increased risk of long-term unemployment, criminality and imprisonment. They aim to make a profound impact on the marginalised lives of those excluded from mainstream education – increasing self-worth, improving life skills and boosting employability.

Working in Pupil Referral Units, they give young people the practical support, experience and ability that helps them believe and invest in the possibility of a better future. Often for the very first time.

They don’t expect that to happen overnight. Which is why it’s important they’re central to each school’s curriculum – so they can build long-term relationships. A small group of just 10 young people per school get to know their coaches over 30 weeks per year, for two years.  They currently do this in London, Newcastle, Bristol and the Rhondda Valley.

Why do they do this? Because they know there are a huge range of factors leading to students being excluded from mainstream education. And, whatever that reason, they don’t believe that should signal exclusion from mainstream society too.

Although cycling around 100km a day for 5 days will be a challenge, it is not nearly as tough as some of the challenges their young people face on a daily basis, which is why I am determined to raise £3,000 from this event.

Please donate generously so I can make a positive change to more young people's lives.

Many thanks for your support.

Recent donors



14.06.16 Well done Mark and no injuries this time

13.06.16 Sorry its late .. Well done x Rosie

11.06.16 Well done mate!


10.06.16 Well done buddy!

09.06.16 Well done

09.06.16 Well done Mark, fantastic job xx

09.06.16 Amazing achievement mate. Well done and a fantastic amount raised for a great cause.

09.06.16 Well done Mark ! Proud of you xx


09.06.16 Well done Marky x

08.06.16 Keep going young man, we're behind you all the way. Well not literally, but you can count on our support, from a distance.


10.05.16 Good luck. No auditioning for Top Gear with acrobatic performances over cars

06.05.16 Good Luck Mark

04.05.16 Keep your eyes on the road and your bum in your seat! Good luck Marcus. Xx

01.05.16 rather you than us! though Harry would enjoy chasing you :-)

26.04.16 Good luck Uncle Mark.... we think if you fart going up hills it might help! Love Harry & Oliver xxx

23.03.16 Make it to the end!!

21.03.16 Go Mark, have a fantastic time! Wish we were joining you.

18.03.16 Thank you Sutton Courtenay




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