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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

To round off June, 14 club members (at least) took part in the Tour d'Ilmington. Five took on the 100km Eroica event for classic bikes (although a couple of the bikes used aren't classics yet).

The rest had a short but vertically challenging 30 miles to visit Ilmington from just about every conceivable angle.

It was also the first outing for the club gazebo which seemed to be a hit.  A full report is in the Sportives section of the Forum.