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Cracknell/Walters LEJoG Tandem record attempt

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.

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

<p>Dear Friends,&nbsp;</p> <p>In less than 48 hours&nbsp;we are about to embark on our world record attempt &ndash; to cycle from Lands End to John O'Groats (South to North of Britain) on a tandem, a gruelling uphill struggle of 850 miles non-stop/no sleep.&nbsp; To break the world record (which has stood for 45 years) we need to complete our challenge in less than 50 hours and 14 minutes.&nbsp; We would like to link our challenge to a good cause and as such we would like to raise money for the Headway brain injury association.&nbsp; Without their support James would not be undertaking this event.&nbsp;</p> <p>Their support of not only&nbsp;James, but also his family was invaluable in understanding and dealing with both the obvious and subtle effects of a brain injury. &nbsp;Headway helps so many people who've suffered a brain injury and their families to cope, understand and rebuild their lives together.&nbsp;</p> <p>We have had very kind sponsors to get us on the road and our thanks and gratitude goes to Matrix Fitness, Brother Printers, BP, BMW, Project 7 Racing, Dolan Bikes and Adidas which we thank for their support - without them this would only be a dream and not a reality.&nbsp; Also many thanks to Justin King (CEO Sainsbury) for signing off a midnight supermarket raid so we can stock up on provisions!!</p> <p>We welcome all sponsorship which raises money for a very valuable charity that helps rebuild many people&rsquo;s lives.&nbsp; If we ride in pain for 50 hours (hopefully less) I am sure you can help us by pledging a couple of pounds &hellip;.every penny counts.&nbsp;</p> <p>For those interested in following our progress then please log onto Map my tracks for real time GPS tracking; <a href="http://rocket2.mapmytracks.com">http://rocket2.mapmytracks.com</a>.&nbsp; We are currently scheduled to depart Lands End at 3am on Saturday 1st October.</p> <p>We very much appreciate any support you are able to give.</p> <p>James &amp; Jerone</p>

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Oct 2011


Oct 27, 2011


Jerone, I take my hat off to the both of you for a such an epic challenge. As a cyclist myself (although far from your level!) I can only imagine the pain of such a challenge, so a great effort and Graham & I wish you all the best.


Oct 13, 2011


Well done boys - good effort!


Oct 11, 2011


Hi Jerone. Apologies I missed the event but I was away getting married so hopefully a good excuse! Hope all went ok and you broke the record! See you soon. Andrew


Oct 10, 2011


Jerone (and James) - sorry for the late donation. Well done to you both on increasing awareness of a great group of people that really make a difference. Consider it a job well done.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Oct 7, 2011

Ant M

Took me 11 days so you guys did a tremendous job. Superb.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 6, 2011


What a outstanding effort for a great cause. Well done guys and i hope you are back in the saddle soon!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 4, 2011


Even more impressive than the race to the south pole whether you finished or not

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Oct 4, 2011

Steve Ward

Wow , mad but we would expect nothing less from you Jerone. Wardie and the Wardettes

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Oct 3, 2011


An Impressive effort, well done lads.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Oct 3, 2011

David Edwards

Respect to the cyclists and especially the support team- I cant imagine anyone previously has ever persuaded James to stop anything.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jerone Walters

Jerone Walters

James Cracknell

James Cracknell