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BirkenheadVictoriaCyclingClub WildWalesCycle

1 team member

Challenge complete

Fundraising for this challenge has ended so we're no longer accepting donations. Thanks to everyone who supported this challenge.

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]Hi, thanks for visiting our page. Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor us and donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p][p][b]Our riders:[/b] Phil Dobbing, Mark Williams, Bobby Jones, John Keating, Gary Clark, Mark Walmsley, Derek Parry, Rob Hargreaves, Ian Kernaghan, Graham English, Gary Keating, Ian Casson and Rob Casson[/p][p]This year[b] Birkenhead Victoria Cycling Club[/b] has decided to take on the 'The Wild Wales Challenge' for its charity ride. The 97 mile route starts and finishes in Bala and includes Millitr Cerrig (Mile of Stones) crossing the Berwyn mountains and  Bwlch y Groes (Pass of the Cross).[/p][p]Our chosen charity is [span=color: #ff0000;]CRY[/span] founded in 1995 to raise awareness of conditions which can lead to young sudden cardiac death. Each week in the UK 12 apparently fit and healthy young people between the ages of 16 and 35 die from undiagnosed heart conditions.[/p][p]We are undertaking this challenge in memory of Mike Casson who died from Sudden Arrythmic Death Syndrome at the age of 26. Mike was a fireman, cyclist, athlete, rugby player, and swimmer with a lifeguard qualification. Mike's Dad and brother are taking part.[/p][p][b]26th August: We did it![/b][/p][p]97 miles, 9,000 feet of climbing, 5,000 to 6,000 calories burned at average 12.1 mph with 2 hours to spare![/p][p]Many thanks to all our supporters, friends, relatives, colleagues and employers for your generous donations. The donation site is still open.[/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

24 Aug 2014


Oct 27, 2014

Sue Casson

Congratulations BVCC. on completing The Wild Wales Challenge in memory of Mike.


Oct 20, 2014


From the team at Barclays

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Oct 12, 2014

John Gammon

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 10, 2014

Ian Casson

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Oct 3, 2014

I Kernaghan

Donations from PTT at UU

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2014

Phil Dobbing

Well done

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Oct 1, 2014

Andy & Julie MacDonald

Hi Ian apologies this lite. Well done to you all on completing this challenge,

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Sep 10, 2014

Carly Sykes

Well done Phil and the team

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Sep 9, 2014


Well done. Looking forward to hearing the outcome of the fundraising

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Sep 5, 2014

Katy Smith

Well done guys!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Ian Casson

Ian Casson