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Turn2us at RideLondon

  • 01/08/2016
  • Author:Emma.Lamberton@turn2us.org.uk

Congratulations to our fantastic cyclists for completing the 100 mile London to Surrey cycle event

RideLondon finisher medal

Turn2us had a great day at the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey event yesterday, as we cheered on the four cyclists raising funds to help us in our fight against UK poverty.

Our first cyclist to the iconic finish on The Mall was Matt Phillips, an architect from Rochester in Kent, riding for the second time in this event. He managed to complete the 100 mile course in a fantastic time of 5 hours 31 minutes, beating his previous time by a few minutes.

Matt was closely followed by Simon Brasch, Turn2us Information Manager, who finished in 5 hours 39 minutes. Also riding for us were Geoff Coe, and his partner Inna Wearn who successfully completed the shorter 46 mile course.

Comment

Zena Carter, Head of Fundraising at Turn2us, commented: "All our cyclists did fantastically. We are tremendously proud of their achievement and really grateful for their support."

Get involved

We are hugely thankful to everyone who completed the RideLondon-Surrey event for Turn2us. If you watched the event and were inspired, maybe you'd like to ride for Turn2us next year.

You can avoid the ballot with one of our charity places. Please contact micky.forster@turn2us.org.uk to find out how you could take part in 2017's event to help us continue our work to fight poverty in the UK.

There are also more ideas on ways to support our work in our Get Involved section.

Support our cyclists

It's not too late to support our fantastic cyclists - you can find out more and make a donation at their JustGiving pages below.

Simon Brasch's JustGiving page

Geoff Coe's JustGiving page

Matt Phillips' JustGiving page

Thank you for your support.

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