By Audlem Webteam - 11th January 2012 7:06am
Local Coxbank residents Monique and David are cycling from Lands End to John O’ Groats to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. They say:
Monique & David - April 2012
We will be setting out on April 5th 2012, averaging 110 miles a day, cycling from Lands End to John O' Groats, covering nearly 900 miles in 8 days.
Whilst it is a long held ambition for us to complete this adventure, we also believe that it is a great opportunity to raise money for our chosen charity, Teenage Cancer Trust.
We hope that you can support by donating online using the links below, where you will also find a training blog — please click on the link below the photo.
Your support means a great deal to us and will spur us on in our training and challenge.
To support us on route, our schedule is as follows;
5th April Lands End to Whiddon Down 97 miles DAY 1
6th April Whiddon Down to Thornbury 110 miles DAY 2
7th April Thornbury to Coxbank 116 miles DAY 3
8th April Coxbank to Kendal 110 miles DAY 4
9th April Kendal to Abington 106 miles DAY 5
10th April Abington to Pitlochry 115 miles DAY 6
11th April Pitlochry to Tain 118 miles DAY 7
12th April Tain to John O’ Groats 86 miles DAY 8
Total 858 miles
You can also follow us throughout the 8 days by following us on Twitter @davidcooper99
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