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Team story

[p]On 4th August I am getting back on my bike (complete with new, miniscule saddle) and cycling 100 miles, including two hills. Am I mad? Did someone dupe me into doing it? Was I drunk when I agreed?[/p][p]No reader. I am doing it because I have the enormous honour of being godmother to two fabulous boys and one of them had his life saved by Great Ormond Street Hospital. His mum is one of my dearest and much loved friends. And I want to say thank you.[/p][p] Thank you to Rachel for being an amazingly supportive friend, colleague, fellow shoe obsessive.[/p][p]Thank you to Jon and John for being the bestest husbands we could ever ask for. And a mahoosive thanks for John for being my top trainer and supportive for the whole 100 miles.[/p][p]But mainly, as I cycle up those huge hills, where I shall be terrified of falling off my bike, not being able to unclip, making a right twit of myself; I want to say thank you to GOSH. I am doing it for Charlie and Jack and the amazing staff at GOSH who put Jack's heart back together the right way.[/p][p]So let me say right here and right now. Saddle sore? Nothing. Falling off my bike? Nowt. Cycling for more than six hours and walking like John Wayne? Bring it on. Because after 100 miles and raising a heap of money, I will get the best hug of my life, from Jack. Who is alive and well and robust and vibrant and my god son. Love you darling. See you on the other side.[/p][p]A bit from GOSH: Every day, 619 children and young people from across the UK arrive. Every day, doctors and nurses battle the most complex illnesses, and the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs. And every day is a chance for you to make a difference. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. A better future for seriously ill children starts here.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me, and donations will be quickly processed and passed to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. 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.[/p][p][br][/p][p]Thank you SO much. And please do feel free to also send chamois cream, champagne, beer and vouchers for a massage.............[/p]

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Jul 17, 2019


You are brave, loyal and loving. I have every faith that you will be successful in everything you do. - including this massive cycling/bottom challenge. Much love Lesley x

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Jul 10, 2019

Charlie McCall

May the mini saddle be a welcome revelation, the wind behind you, the hills polite and the day be awesome! You're awesome! xx


Jul 5, 2019


Good luck lovely!! x

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Jul 3, 2019


Good luck to both of you from all of us. It is a wonderful event and an amazing achievement. Try and enjoy it, especially the finish on the Mall. The Pinches.

Jul 1, 2019


For the nicest mad people I know! Stay safe, have fun - and good on ya!

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Jul 1, 2019


Always relieved there are enough other people to do this sort of thing.....

Jul 1, 2019

Jo Davis

Good luck and enjoy!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2019


What a fabulous story. Go for it, and don't fall off. I need you back at the ranch!!!

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Jul 1, 2019

Victoria and Susan

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Jun 30, 2019


Best of luck with the cycle

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Sarah Pinch

Sarah Pinch

John Gleave

John Gleave