Team of five cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of Caring in BristolPosted on: 03 Sep 2021
Caring in Bristol volunteer Steve Guest and friends will be riding more than 800 miles to raise money for homeless people and rough sleepers.
A five-person team are preparing to set off on a mammoth cycling challenge this weekend, aiming to ride from Land's End in Cornwall to John O'Groats at the tip of Scotland to raise money for Caring in Bristol.
Charity volunteer Steve Guest and his friends had "always wanted to ride" the notorious end-to-end journey, and have been training for months in preparation of their start date on Sunday 5 September.
At the time of writing, the team have secured close to £4,000 of a £5,000 fundraising target - find out more and make a donation here.
A week today, veteran Caring in Bristol volunteer Steve and his team of friends will be striking out on the first leg of their epic journey from John O' Groats to Lands End ??????— Caring in Bristol (@caringinbristol) September 1, 2021
If you want to support their fundraiser, you can do so here: https://t.co/IHHb8OuwIy
Caring in Bristol are dedicated to working with people across the city affected by homelessness and rough sleeping, engaging with the local community to develop innovative projects that provide practical support.
From prevention work to support services, the team work to provide free citywide resources for those in need, invest in youth projects, take steps to tackle food poverty and help people access temporary and/or permanent accommodation.
The charity recently made the final deliveries of their Cheers Drive project, which secured more than 160,000 fresh meals for vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic.
Steve Guest, taking part in the upcoming cycling challenge, was one of a huge group of dedicated volunteers who clocked an incredible 22,500 collective hours to ensure the project was able to reach as many people as possible.
Land's End to John O'Groats equates to the entire length of the United Kingdom, setting off from the island's most South-Westerly point and arriving at its most North-Easterly.
The traditional cycling route generally takes between ten and fourteen days to complete, spanning a total of 874 miles.
To find out more about Steve and friends' cycling challenge, to follow their progress over the coming days or to make a donation in support of Caring in Bristol, head to their JustGiving page.
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