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Team Dransfield 2017 - Copenhagen to Oslo

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]Thank you for visiting our page. [/p][p]It is now ten years since we first set out in 2007 on the first leg of our annual charity bike ride from London to Paris and we’ve kept up the cycling and more importantly the fundraising ever since.[/p][p]Over the years we have ridden 3,700 miles across Europe and in September we will be adding to that tally with a further 387 miles riding from Copenhagen to Oslo. 154 riders have joined us on one or more legs of the tour and we’ve ridden through ten countries so far through Europe.[/p][p]Our 10[sup]th[/sup] anniversary ride will set off from Copenhagen on September 4[sup]th[/sup] and myself and eight other middle aged cyclists will arrive in Oslo on September 8[sup]th[/sup] having covered nearly 400 miles and some very tough climbs through two countries.[/p][p]This year we are supporting two charities which are very close to our hearts; they are Action Against Cancer and The Dransfield Foundation. [/p][p]Through the Dransfield Foundation we are able to support many smaller charities and groups which are aimed at helping children who suffer terminal or life limiting conditions and illnesses or who have been disadvantaged by their circumstances in life. We aim to help youngsters in those communities in which our riders live and work and always to direct funds to the services and not to staffing and admin fees.[/p][p]Our other charity Action Against Cancer is one of the smaller cancer charities in the UK but it funds some fantastic ground breaking research and treatment carried out at Imperial College in London. [/p][p]We hope to be able to hang up our cycling shoes in 2020 when our Tour of Europe finishes back in London where we started all those years ago in 2007 – in the meantime we are determined to keep going and support these fantastic causes and we hope that you in turn will help us with our endeavours.[/p][p]We hope you can help us to make 2017 our most impactful year yet – we have raised £436,000 in the last ten years and we would love to get close to the £500,000 mark in our 10[sup]th[/sup] anniversary year.[/p][p]Thank you![/p]

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Personal Challenge Date

04 Sep 2017


The Dransfield Foundation

The Dransfield Foundation

Action Against Cancer

Action Against Cancer



Ed Cooke and the Revo team

Great work team D! Looked like an epic trip, almost tempting....




I hope your legs have recovered by now!

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid



Great work team! I’ll be joining back as lead rider next year! Christian and West11 team



Alec and Rosalie

Well done team Dransfield! Completing this leg of the challenge will have been particularly difficult in respect of both the terrain and the temperature. A great effort for very worthy causes.

£750.00 plus £187.50 Gift Aid


Matt Corder

Many congratulations on a mammoth effort.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid


Andre Elshout

Good Luck!



Stu McCarthy, Cadence Design & Build .

Well done all! Sounds like it was a tough ride that needed the Yorkshire grit!



Paul Rogers - Urban Planters

Im sorry our donation is late - I hope the Bike Ride was a success!!



Shield Pest Management

Well Done Everyone



Marg and Jill

For Steve for that last day

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mark Dransfield

Mark Dransfield