Category Archives: Cycling

Paul’s Movember Plus

The Consortium‘s Paul Flurry updates us on his Movember With a Twist challenge… “On Saturday I performed my challenge of a minimum 10k run and 50 mile cycle ride. I set off at 05:15 on the 1st leg of 26 … Continue reading

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Movember With a Twist

Movember’s proved a popular fundraiser in the past few years. For 2015, The Consortium‘s Paul Flurry is set to prove there’s more to his challenge than growing a moustache… “I plan to complete a personal Duathlon of running 10 kilometres immediately followed by a … Continue reading

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Riding the Big Wheel

The Consortium‘s Joanne Kent and her family proved they were ready for the challenge when they took part in the Wiltshire Big Wheel recently. Centred around Devizes, the event offered 3 options for the cyclists taking part: 100 miles around most … Continue reading

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Conquer the Lakes Update

Ken Ingham and Mike Makinson have sent us some wonderful pictures from their recent Conquer the Lakes ride in aid of The Christie cancer hospital in Manchester. The top traffic sign says it all! They’ve exceeded their fundraising target of a … Continue reading

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“We managed them both without stopping or falling off!”

We have news of some intrepid cycling! Rowan House‘s Mike Makinson tells us about his and Ken Ingham’s latest adventure… “The weekend just gone [5th July – Ed] Ken and I completed our 3 day challenge in the Lake District … Continue reading

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Health Week: “We All Jumped at the Chance to be Involved”

In the latest of our Health Week reports, we get the lowdown from 2 more of our teams. First up is Lucy Manfield from Wordery, whose cheerful cartoon from her email doesn’t reflect what actually happened… Monday – fresh fruit for all  … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Colleague Involvement, Cycling, Health Week, Sport

It’s Time to Attack the Track!

We have an exciting new Flagship Event for 2015! Cycling challenges have proved popular with you previously so… … we bring you a different, indoor challenge called Attack the Track! There are just 30 places up for grabs for an afternoon of … Continue reading

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Calling All Cyclists

We have news of our first fundraiser for 2015 and what a corker it is! Stewart McGeoch, Night Manager at Milton Keynes has the details… “I am planning a cycle ride for September/October 2015. I am putting on a ride … Continue reading

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From Here… to There

Rowan House‘s Ian Tallamy has sent us proof he completed his Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain challenge (Land’s End to John O’Groats) recently. Congratulations Ian – it seems appropriate somehow that it was misty at the start and then you finished in bright sunshine! Ian … Continue reading

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Ian Tackles The Ride Across Britain

For any cyclist who relishes a challenge, the Land’s End to John O’Groats route must be high up on the ‘must do’ list. Rowan House‘s Ian Tallamy is currently ticking it off his and has written in to tell us more… Having … Continue reading

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