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CYCLING IN MEMORY OF ALEX LEWIS

CYCLING IN MEMORY OF ALEX LEWIS

A team of Alex Lewis's friends and family have now finished their cycle ride of almost 340 miles between two of Alex's favourite places – from Cornwall to the Gower peninsula– with donations to date of £10,551.25 for the Bone Cancer Research Trust.

Emily Finn, Jamie, Alex's brother, and friends Josh, Jon and Rob cycled from Treyarnon, near Padstow in Cornwall to Rhossilli in the Gower, Wales.

After celebrating their achievement, they sent the following list of totals via Alex's sister, Emma:

'80 rashers of bacon
60 eggs
40 bread rolls
3 bags of jelly babies
1.5 boxes of power bars
18 pack of dextrose tablets
4 punctures
5 knee supports
2 Tubs of Recovery Max
5 sheets of Ibuprofen and Paracetamol
1.5 cans of Deep Freeze
3 tumbles
10 chains off
4 litres of fluid per person per day
5 near misses!
85 big hills
2 flooded tents
2 incredibly supportive mums
5 broken bodies but....
5 big smiles
340 miles (nearly)
£7,097.50 raised for the Bone Cancer Research Trust!!!!!!!!'

Pictures (in word documents) are on these links files/day_2_pics.doc
files/day_3_pics.doc files/day_4_pics.doc

In October, Alex's wife, Ali, plans to run the Great Parks Half Marathon. For more details, visit the blog at http://alexswlewis.wordpress.com/charity-projects/

If you would like to sponsor any of these projects, visit:

http://www.justgiving.com/Alex-Lewis-Bike-Ride (Jamie's page); http://www.justgiving.com/Alex-Lewis-Bike-Ride2 (Emily Finn)
http://www.justgiving.com/Josh-Mcinnerny (Josh McInnerny)
http://www.justgiving.com/TreyarnontoRhossili (Jon McNaught)


To sponsor Ali on her marathon in October, visit  http://www.justgiving.com/Alison-Lewis0 (Ali).

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