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Swindon cyclists raise funds for hospital

5 Dec 2013 charity
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A group of cyclists in and around Swindon have raised £17,000 for the Great Western Hospital – and are now setting sights on their next challenge.

The nine-strong GWH Cycle Challenge team cycled 240 miles from London to Paris in September. The money they raised will go towards general funds, oncology and to the paediatric area at the hospital.

Now, they’re preparing for the next challenge: cycling from Rome to Swindon in spring 2014. At around 1,200 miles, it’s five times the length of their first ride. A ‘sports and memorabilia auction’ will follow to top up funds, for which the group has already been donated his & hers Kona bikes with a value of £1,200 between them.

If you’re interested in taking part in the Rome to GWH ride, contact Daniel Cavender on 01672 560150 or [email protected].

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