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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


May 24, 2019

Yaz and Sue

You guys are doing amazing!!

£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid

May 23, 2019


Carry on pedaling and living the dream. Your blogs are great, enjoying every minute with you xxxx


May 3, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

May 3, 2019

Paul Daniels

Wow. What an undertaking and to do so for CRY is amazing. Thank you.

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

May 3, 2019

Phil S

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

May 3, 2019


£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Apr 30, 2019

Colin Payne


Apr 10, 2019

Mr & Mrs Reid

Looking forward to lots of pictures and stories. Love Granny & Grandad xxxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Apr 5, 2019


Hello Zoe & Stewart, you are an amazing example for our young people today. We wish you luck on this very adventurous journey, it has been a pleasure being just a little part of your journey, will be following you every step of the way. Hilary


Mar 31, 2019

Viv and Hannah Tolley

Good luck and enjoy this experience of a life time.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid