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Cycling 1000 miles for a cure

2 team members

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][span=font-weight: normal;]Thanks for visiting! This August I'm [/span][span=font-weight: normal;]cycling over 1000 miles (1600km)[/span][span=font-weight: normal;] from the far southwest to the far northeast of the UK.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][/span][span=font-weight: normal;][b]I'm undertaking this (admittedly insane) ride to support my mom in her battle with stage 4 [/b][/span][span=font-weight: normal;][b]mantle cell lymphoma.[/b][/span][/p][p][span=font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]100% of donations go to mantle cell lymphoma research![/span][lt]/span[gt][/p][p][span=font-weight: normal;][b]Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) [/b]is a rare and aggressive cancer. There's no cure (YET!) and no concensus around how to best treat it. There are so many things we just don't know yet about MCL.[lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][/span][span=font-weight: normal;]Anyone who's watched a loved one battle a disease knows the emotions. Love, sadness, frustration, guilt... but most of all, [i]helplessness.[/i] So I'm channeling this into something positive - doing something totally crazy to help find a cure. [lt]br /[gt] [/span][/p][p][span=font-weight: normal;]My mom's finished 8 sessions of an aggressive chemo regime. From here we can choose a clinical trial or a stem cell transplant. [lt]br /[gt][/span][/p][p][span=font-weight: normal;][lt]br /[gt][/span][span=font-weight: normal;][b]There's  no doubt in my mind that my mom will keep fighting until the day that a cure comes walking into our lives. We just need your help to speed it along a little... [lt]br /[gt] [/b][/span][/p][p][span=font-weight: normal;]The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Foundation is currently conducting 2 MCL clinical trials. Your donations will go to these. [lt]br /[gt][lt]br /[gt][/span][span=font-weight: normal;][b]Please help me support my mom as she battles MCL by sponsoring me on my challenge. Every penny counts![/b][/span][/p][p][span=color: #339966;][lt]span style="font-weight: normal;"[gt][lt]span style="color: #3366ff;"[gt]'We want every single person diagnosed with a blood cancer to survive and go on to live their life to the full; free from fear of relapse and free from the harsh side effects of treatments. With every pound you raise to support us, you're part of this mission.'[/span][lt]/span[gt][lt]/span[gt][/p][p]And in the meantime... have a look at my blog! [/p][p][url=http://lejog-leblog-2014.blogspot.co.uk/]LE-JoG Le Blog: A battle, a challenge, a girl and a bike. [/url] [/p]

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Sep 4, 2015

Debbie and Guy Bagger

God bless you for doing this. Best wishes to your mom.


Jan 29, 2015

Kay Davis

I am so proud of you for the wonderful thing that you have done, cycling 1,000 miles and raising so much money to find a cure for your mom's cancer!


Dec 25, 2014


In loving memory of my dear, sweet, wonderful mom, Bonnie Lyon


Dec 19, 2014

Bob Filice

In memorium for Bonnie Lyon.


Nov 28, 2014

Sweaty Betty London

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Nov 28, 2014


In loving memory of Bonnie Lyon.

£200.00 plus £50.00 Gift Aid

Nov 4, 2014

Jean Knetl

In memory of my dear friend Bonnie.


Oct 30, 2014


well done Kristen

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 14, 2014

Ruthann Fudacz

In memory of your Grandmother. What a great thing to do for your Mom. That was an amazing trip!


Sep 20, 2014

Judy and Larry Berliant

In memory of Bonnie Lyon


Kristen Filice

Kristen Filice

Lucas Germain

Lucas Germain