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Zoe Ashbridge

Cycling 24,000 miles around the world for CRY

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]What started of as a personal endurance challenge for me and Stewart changed slightly when so many of or friends and family asked if our world cycling tour was sponsored. [/p][p]Our 24,000 bike ride was sparking interest in charity, so we decided to cycle the world in loving memory of my best friend, Leanne Brownhill who we sadly lost in 2013, aged 26. [/p][p]Leanne tragically died in November 2013 of sudden cardiac death (SADS). Cardiac Risk in the Young (C-R-Y) were an incredible support to Leanne's family and work hard to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.[/p][p]Leanne's condition was ARVC or arrhythmic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, one of the rarest forms of cardiomyopathy, it's often not diagnosed until death as it’s very difficult to diagnose as it mimics cardiomyopathy.[/p][p]Cardiomyopathy affects the heart muscle and in most cases it can be picked up in a scan. The condition is generally associated with the sudden collapse and death of young people and public awareness has been raised when sportsmen and women, who had always appeared fit and healthy, have collapsed during sporting events.[/p][p]Lynne Brownhill, Leanne's mother says that people are dying needlessly because there is no national screening programme. Lynne advocates C-R-Y, and is incredibly thankful for their support. This is why we are so happy to use our trip as an opportunity to raise money for a charity so trusted and valued.[/p][p]This is undoubtably a trip of a life time, but it is also the toughest endurance challenge we will probably ever face. The trip is a self-supported 24,000 mile bike ride around the entire globe. We will, coincidently, cycle through 26 counties with our heavy loaded bikes. Over the Rocky Mountains we will climb 11,500 feet. There's no doubt that we're going to need to dig deep! [/p][p]Please follow our journey here: www.roadtoframe.com and donate to this wonderful charity.[/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

31 Mar 2019


Mar 23, 2020

Cliff & Yvonne B

Well done on all you've achieved for CRY. Was saving this until you were nearly done. You'll just have to pick up where you left off for some more!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Mar 16, 2020


Good luck guys! xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 6, 2020

Sophie Townley-Clark

I lost my brother in 2003, aged 27, to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Thank you for raising money for this cause. Good luck on your trip and hope you enjoy every minute.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jan 28, 2020

T Blockley

1p for each 1km of the earths surface, I think. Ish ;)

£51.00 plus £12.75 Gift Aid

Jan 27, 2020


£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jan 22, 2020


Super proud of you both and it is shee joy being part of your journey, even though virtually. Heaps of love, joy and tail winds your way.


Jan 22, 2020

Karen McKenzie

What a fantastic thing you are doing! Good luck ... x

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 2, 2020

Susan C

So good that you have found sunshine and warmth again in south China. We were there in 1984 and again in the 1990’s. World class scenery and intriguing minority communities. Enjoy the pedalling.


Dec 29, 2019


We love hearing about your adventure. Stay safe both. From Shropshire


Dec 24, 2019

Linda Court

Merry Christmas to you both..you are amazing selfless human beings xx

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid