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Dave and Phil's End to End Cycle Challenge

Philip Harrison, David Smith,

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Like most people, friends and family of ours have been touched by Cancer and have either lost their brave battle or are suffering from it.

Other than to provide moral support we have felt the urge to contribute something tangible to help combat the disease and to help those suffering from it and so we are going to (attempt to!) cycle from Lands End to John o’Groats in 10 days starting 21 June.

We would really appreciate your support through contributing to our selected charities or even by joining us for a day or so of the ride!

We don’t have a specific fundraising target in mind – only that we have tried our best and friends, associates and family have contributed if and as much as they want, so just GO FOR IT!

Cycling for 10 days, the ride itself works out at c1000 miles (c100 miles per day) and an overall cumulative height gain of 20,000m (that’s just over 2 Everests!)

We have selected two Cancer related charities and the reasons for each are set out below:

Dave's chosen charity is Cancer Research UK

Dave has lost two of his lifelong friends to cancer - guys who were only in their forties. Two members of his wider family are also going through their own journey with it.

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. It has saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and survival has doubled over the past 40 years. Every day in the UK there are more than 400 people diagnosed with cancer that will survive the disease for more than 10 years thanks to research.

Phil's chosen charity is Help The Hospices

Help the Hospices wants everyone at the end of life to have access to the best possible care – it offers services to support hospice and palliative care professionals as they support their patients.

Help The Hospices is the 2014 Charity Partner of Allianz Insurance who match all donations £ for £

If you would like to contribute please click on the link below to donate - feel free to choose to sponsor either Dave or Phil or both:

Best wishes and thanks for your support,

Phil and Dave

Recent donors

10.08.14 Well done. Good job you weren't as late as this donation!!!!

28.07.14 Sheila, Hilda, Margo, and Allianz colleagues (Sarah, Janet and Carolyn)



15.07.14 Well done boys. A penny per mile from each of the Bournes!! Fantastic achievement marmite man & mate xx

15.07.14 Great cause - well done

15.07.14 Well done guys! Joan, Karens folks, Monika and Jim and Lou Lou

09.07.14 Well done David!


05.07.14 well done Dave a fantastic effort

05.07.14 Well done David. The Agnews

04.07.14 A demanding challenge in memory of great individuals and a worthy cause!!!

04.07.14 David - bloody well done - vive la tour !!!!

03.07.14 Well done guys

03.07.14 Well done Uncle Phil! Love Sophia and Ellie xxx

02.07.14 From randomers on the way!

02.07.14 Given in memory of 3 great guys

02.07.14 Top stuff gents.

01.07.14 Great work Dave and your support team.

01.07.14 Well done Dave and Phil you did it!!

01.07.14 Great effort lads, well done.

30.06.14 Amazing achievement - Well done! Hope the chafing aint too bad! "Did you ever know that you're my heroes? You two are the wind beneath my buttocks..!"

30.06.14 Left till last minute to make sure you actually did it!! Well done to the both of you, fantastic effort.

30.06.14 Enjoy a nice pint of heavy once you get to the end, much deserved.

30.06.14 I've been tracking your progress with interest. Well done both.


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Ian Fishwick
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