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Lutine Ride4Life

5 team members

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]For this year's Ride4Life we are joining forces with our parent company, The Ardonagh Group, to support our national charity of the year, Mind.[/p][p][url=https://www.mind.org.uk/]Mind’s[/url] mission is simple. They won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. This fantastic organisation helped over half a million people through their local services and another 76,000 via their helplines in 2017.[/p][p]There are volumes written linking the benefits of cycling with mental health and great stories. From [url=https://www.leightimmis.com/about-leigh-timmis/]Leigh Timmis[/url] who rode around the world in 7 years, initially fighting depression but now a motivational speaker to the [url=https://www.nice.org.uk/news/article/commuting-by-walking-or-cycling-can-boost-mental-wellbeing]National Institute for Health and Care Excellence[/url].[/p][p]So, as active cyclists, we wanted to raise awareness and funds, whilst being advocates for the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle to support mental well being. [/p][p][b]The challenge...[/b][/p][p]This year’s Ride4Life challenge is to ride from the Eiffel Tower to ‘The Lamb’ in Leadenhall Market in 24 hours, arriving appropriately on Friday the 13th. [/p][p]We aim to get in the saddle at around midday on Thursday the 12th July, make our way out of Paris and head North West (and gradually uphill) to the port of Dieppe. Assuming we don’t get lost en-route that looks like 110 miles on the bike and 4,400ft of ‘lumps’ to be negotiated.[/p][p]Sailing at midnight, the team will spend the next four hours stretched out on the floor of the overnight ferry before landing at Newhaven suitably refreshed and ready to jump back on bikes. The Downs & Surrey Hills await![/p][p]So there it is 170 miles long and 7,500ft up (give or take a little) with a little sleep deprivation rolled in. It’s not meant to be easy! So please show your support to help us along.[/p][p][br][/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

13 Jul 2018



Aug 24, 2018

Ardonagh Community Trust

Well done team! Amazing effort. ACT are delighted to contribute to your fundraising via the employee match funding scheme.


Aug 21, 2018


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2018

Gemma L

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Aug 6, 2018

Kelly Brumbill

Well Done all

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 30, 2018

Andy Marsh

Well Done Paul

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 27, 2018


Had to donate again, couldn't help thinking about that lycra. Still campaigning for it to be mandatory office wear.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 24, 2018

Ben Welsh - Certus Communications



Jul 21, 2018

Adrian brown

Good luck team.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jul 20, 2018


Hey fellas! Love you guys in the lycra gear - please wear it in the office (9-5) yeah... Lamby

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 20, 2018

Joni Harrison

Strong mileage lads - well done.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Andy Coles

Andy Coles

Paul Exton

Paul Exton

Max Burrows

Max Burrows

Gavin Pumford

Gavin Pumford

Gary Bennett

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