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Albert Thornton
Ben Boddington


Total raised so far£0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00


Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]On the 14th June 2018, Albert Thornton and Ben Boddington will depart from Boston MA and attempt to to cycle the width of America, spanning approximately 4,300 miles.[/p][p] [/p][p]We are looking to complete the route in 60 days averaging roughly 70 miles each day. For the duration of the trip, we will be unsupported, navigating with maps and carrying all of our equipment on the bikes. The route that we have chosen begins on the coast in Boston and takes us across 13 states along the northern passage, finishing on the coast in Seattle. The journey starts in New England and continues down to Buffalo, across the grasslands of the Great Lake states and through the mountains and Great Plains of the West. For those interested, we will keep you updated on our progress via our Facebook page ([url=https://www.facebook.com/AlbandBod/]https://www.facebook.com/AlbandBod/[/url]), Instagram ([url=https://www.instagram.com/albandbod/]https://www.instagram.com/albandbod/[/url]) and a Blog ([url=http://albandbodcoast2coast.wordpress.com/]albandbodcoast2coast.wordpress.com[/url]).[/p][p]In terms of the charity, we have decided to use the trip as an opportunity to raise money for ‘The Campaign Against Living Miserably’ (CALM). CALM is a mental health charity working specifically to tackle mental health concerns prevalent among men. They run a helpline operating 365 days-a-year as well as numerous events and awareness raising initiatives. For more information, please take a look at their website ([url=https://www.thecalmzone.net/]https://www.thecalmzone.net/[/url]).[/p][p]Thank you in advance for your generosity.[/p][p]Alb & Bod[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

12 Jun 2018



Oct 4, 2018


Congratulations!I have loved reading your blogs. I hope you both feel very proud of your achievement and that CALM gets lots of support.

Sep 20, 2018

Bosham Capital

What a huge achievement and against all the odds....but enough about Bosham Capital. Massive congrats and respect to Bod and Alb for this phenomenal achievement. Chapeau all round.


plus £125.00 Gift Aid

Sep 16, 2018




plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Aug 23, 2018

Jane and Kevin

Sorry for the slow response- have been meaning to donate since I saw Ann and Dilly's posts ages ago Well done, and for a great cause!


plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 22, 2018


Well done! Xx


Aug 22, 2018

Alex Richards

Well done!!

Aug 19, 2018

Wilf and Fiona McAlister

Fantastic effort - very impressed.


plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Aug 11, 2018


Congratulations on an amazing cycle for a great cause


plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Aug 7, 2018


Congratulations to you both. We have enjoyed following your progress. All the best from The Shortis tribe.


plus £6.25 Gift Aid

Aug 7, 2018

Kim Cornwall

Keep safe and keep pedalling! Good luck Kim


plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Albert Thornton

Albert Thornton

Ben Boddington

Ben Boddington

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