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Simon Caird

Mallorca 312km as tough as it gets

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]The 10th [url=https://www.cyclist.co.uk/in-depth/2742/euro-sportive-planner-2018-mallorca-312][b]Mallorca 312km[/b][/url] takes place on the 27th April 2019 as a one day event with 8000 riders at the startline - not everyone completes this mammoth ask with approx 1000 finishers. This pretty Spanish island plays host to some of [url=https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/spain/majorca/articles/majorca-the-greatest-destination-for-cycling/][b]cycling's most challenging[/b][/url] ascends in the World with over 5000 meters of climbs to summit within time restricted zones - each rider must complete set zones inside a strict average speed, otherwise will be swept off the course & event.[/p][p]Becoming aware of the 312 during a brief three day cycle trip last April to Mallorca, I have since found the inspiration to take up the challenge for a great charity; [url=https://www.royalmarsden.org/difference-you-make][b]The Royal Marsden[/b][/url] - Cancer, who cared for my late father in the 70's and a highly valued member of our staff presently, who are an amazing group of individuals making a huge difference to people's lives daily.[/p][p]Like everything preparation to something as big as this Epic event is an absolute essential and have returned from a full on training week via a former member of The Royal Automobile Club with an ex Olympian professional coach and nutritionist, achieving 402 miles and 30000ft of climbing on two wheels inside 6 days - [url=https://www.gourmetcyclingclub.com][b]Gourmet Cycling Club[/b].[/url][/p][p]I hope you can support my positive energy to make a difference for others this coming April - [i](personal target time is circa 12hours in the saddle and to smash my target for The Royal Marsden)[/i][/p][p][br][/p]
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Event

Personal Challenge Date

27 Apr 2019

Supporters

14-Jan-2019

Jane Hargrave

Good luck...amazing challenge. Jane and Ian

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

01-Jan-2019

John Day

Fantastic cause Simon. Best of luck for the cycle, I hope you have time to enjoy the views!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

01-Jan-2019

Zayn

Great cause! Hope you enjoy the cycle Simon.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

11-Dec-2018

James C

Good Luck Simon

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

11-Dec-2018

Martin

All the best, buddy - even by your nutty challenges this is really "out there"!!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

07-Dec-2018

Donna Evans

Well done Simon !

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

05-Dec-2018

Paul

keep up the training

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

04-Dec-2018

The Chillibyte Team

Good luck Simon from all the team @ Chillibyte!

£50.00

01-Dec-2018

Derk

No doubt in my mind you will smash the 12h target time!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

01-Dec-2018

Rob Atkinson

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid