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Pete Matthews was British Amateur Road Race Champion in 1968 and it still the national Champ in his over 65s age group. On October 2nd at Aintree Race course at 5.30pm Pete will attempt Chris Boardman's 1996 hour record of 56.375 Kms - but using only one leg at a time!

Thanks for all the support last night at Aintree. Peter Matthews is the first world record holder for the Hour one legged! And is distance for the hour was.... Well. That's a secret whilst everyone enjoys still betting on the exact distance. It will be announced in a week or so. You can donate through this page or download a betting slip from www.liverpoolmercury.co.uk and contact Pete on 07968 180313. The closest guess of distance covered in one hour will win £100! PLEASE MAKE YOUR GUESSES AT LEAST 3 DECIMAL PLACES ie: .000 TO MAKE SURE YOU DON'T HAVE TO SHARE THE WINNINGS! 

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Zoe's Place Baby Hospice - Liverpool

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice - Liverpool

Charity Registration No. 1092545

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice provides respite and palliative care for babies aged 0-5 with life limiting or life threatening conditions. We make no charge to parents/carers and so the annual running costs (in excess of £1,300,000) must be raised solely through fundraising initiatives and donations.

Donations 19

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Well Done Pete. Watched you for the first part of the event so my poorly educated guess is 9 .12 miles

Donation by Iain Bellis on 03/10/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Hi Peter, I take it you`ve done it by now. My guess is 12.78miles

Donation by Trevor Horton on 03/10/10

£15.00

+ £4.23 Gift Aid

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One hour with no one to talk to. Good luck Pete. 14.300 mile. Dave Threlkeld

Donation by David Threlkeld on 02/10/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Good Luck! Either 13.3, 15.6, 18.2, 22.4 or 28.4. Now go!

Donation by LIAM TOBIN on 02/10/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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Hey Pete! Good luck lovely! My guesses are... 12.2miles 17.6 23.5 38.4 4 lots of love!! Gill x

Donation by gillian hardie on 01/10/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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Good luck Pete! I guess 35km. xx

Donation by Suzie Hill on 01/10/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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Well my little beaglet. Good luck, will text my guesses over to you but the money's coming straight back to ya anyway! Love you so much xxxxxxxxxxx

Donation by Linzi Mathews on 01/10/10

£30.00

+ £8.46 Gift Aid

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Good luck - I guess 7.961miles

Donation by Jenny Stephens on 01/10/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Good Luck Pete, my guess is 28.188 x

Donation by Sara Fitzgerald on 30/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Go Peter ! wish I could come and see your mad bike ride! Godd luck......my guess is 19.4 miles

Donation by Katie Cross on 30/09/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Don't break a leg! My guess is 17.5 miles xx

Donation by George Cross on 30/09/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Good Luck Pete - I'm guessing at 12.794 miles xx

Donation by carol morgan on 30/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Good luck Pete... we'll let Linz know our guesses in advance of Sat!

Donation by Sean, Trace and Elinor Jones on 29/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Hi Pete! Clairp has the utmost faith in you! I reckon you'll do.....erm....22.286 miles (not sure how 'do-able' that is!) Good luck though! x

Donation by Clair Potter on 29/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Best of luck pete! Linzi tells me I get a guess for every £1 so here goes...16.7 Miles, 21.3, 18.9, 17.24 and 15.91. Hope it goes really well!

Donation by Carl Davies on 29/09/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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Good luck, Pete. Sorry that I can't be there to cheer you on this Saturday. I'll reckon that you'll get around 17.55-miles in the hour

Donation by James Maloney on 28/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Mad as a bucket of frogs. Good luck Pete, should be fun! 21.8 miles is my guess.

Donation by John McGrath on 24/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Oh dear - any excuse to hold a world record. My guess is 14.13 miles.

Donation by John Palin on 23/09/10

£15.00

+ £4.23 Gift Aid

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My bet is 18.56 miles in one hour. Go Pete!

Donation by Dan Kenyon on 23/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£240.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£240.00
  • Gift Aid£67.69

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