The Great Shakespeare Ride (GSR), our nearest and best attended sportive of the year, is held on the 28th of July starting at Walton Hall. There are three distances, 50km, 100km and 100 miles and in previous years we have had entrants at all three distances.
Paul Markwick has ridden from Bristol to Glasgow to raise money for Zoë's Place Baby Hospice - Midlands. Paul rode with several colleagues over 5 days stopping in Warwick, Sheffield, Middlesbrough and Gretna.
So in 5 days, the team cycled 525 miles, climbed about 25000 feet, consumed huge amounts of calories (though that was possibly nothing to do with the challenge) and energy drinks, and raised about £15,000 for charity. It is not too late to contribute if you would like to on: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/hvmc-mtc
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