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Coxbank residents Monique and David passed through Audlem this morning on their cycling marathon from Land's End to John O’ Groats to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust. 

Members of Audlem "5A" Drama Group are seen here presenting a cheque of £500.00 to Monique and Dave as a donation for the Trust. The money was raised from the nightly Raffle during the Panto performances in January.

The intrepid cyclists met up with members of Audlem Cycling Club too as they headed off northwards to Kendal in Cumbria after an overnight break at home in Coxbank.

You can click on the photos to enlarge them.

Dave & Monique set out on April 5th 2012, averaging 110 miles a day, cycling the length of Britain and covering nearly 900 miles in 8 days.

They say: "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 the photos, 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 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 ride by following us on Twitter @davidcooper99 "

 

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