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In May we, three overweight and out of shape journalists, will attempt to cycle from London to the journalists' memorial at Bayeux, France. The ride will mark the anniversary of the death in Baghdad of our friends and colleagues, Paul Douglas, a CBS News Cameraman, and James Brolan, a freelance Soundman on assignment with CBS News.

The trip from the Fleet Street church of St. Brides, to the Reporters Without Borders memorial in Bayeux is being organized to raise money for two charities nominated by the Douglas and Brolan families.

We plan to make the 200 mile ride over five days, arriving in Bayeux on 29th May, 2009, the third anniversary of the day Paul and James were killed by a Baghdad roadside bomb.

We will stop at locations along the route where memorials have been erected to our friends; at St. Brides, at the CBS News European Broadcast Centre in Chiswick, at Twickenham Rugby stadium's Walk of Heroes and in Bayeux at the Reporters without Borders memorial to fallen journalists.

All monies raised will be shared between the Rory Peck Trust and Reporters Without Borders Both charities work tirelessly to protect and support journalists around the world.

Thank you for your support.

Andy Clarke, Mark Ludlow, and Andy Stevenson.

Raising money for

The Rory Peck Trust

The Rory Peck Trust

Charity Registration No. 1071844

We are uniquely dedicated to the support, safety and welfare of freelance newsgatherers and their families worldwide, providing financial and practical assistance when things go wrong. The Trust is totally independent, relying on donations from individuals, corporations, trusts and foundations.

Donations 271

Donation by Pistillo on 30/07/09


+ £34.69 Gift Aid

Thanks for everyones support in memory of 2 great friends.

Donation by Biker Boys on 13/07/09


+ £93.08 Gift Aid

Solidarity brothers.......and sister of course, Matt

Donation by Matt Green on 26/06/09


Well done

Donation by Gina & Martin on 14/06/09


Well done guys... worthy cause for worthy men.

Donation by Di King on 10/06/09


+ £5.64 Gift Aid

A great tribute to great men.. with appreication!

Donation by Allen Alter on 09/06/09


We had our annual memorial clay shoot in Paul's honour which was won by Andrew Walker using Pauls old shotgun. Good luck ,from Toddington shooters .

Donation by David Walker on 08/06/09


Great pedaling

Donation by Jean-Luc on 04/06/09


well done from, Molly, Sam, Dave and Gretchen

Donation by The Browns on 03/06/09


+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Well done

Donation by Martin Levene on 03/06/09


+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Great cause, great men -- who had great friends

Donation by Vicki Barker on 02/06/09


+ £14.10 Gift Aid

Remembering James. Good luck guys!

Donation by Charlotte McNabb on 01/06/09


Good Luck!

Donation by Chris Hulme on 30/05/09


May the Spirit of Ganesh be with you! Angelic blessings.... Gerriex

Donation by Gerrie Quinn on 30/05/09


It's ok to stop and ask for directions!

Donation by Betty Chin on 28/05/09


Proud of all you! XOXOX

Donation by Sharyn Alfonsi on 28/05/09


Donation by George Osterkamp on 27/05/09


Love the photos. Love the outfits. Good cause. Good luck!

Donation by Mike and Debbie Charlton on 27/05/09


This is a wonderful idea in honor of some very special men. Thank you and good luck.

Donation by Ryan, Tygard, Young, McLaughlin, McHugh on 27/05/09


Good Luck Uncle Andy, What a tribute to your friends....and you in lycra shorts...what a treat for everyone!! Good luck to all of you x x

Donation by Kelly & Adam Read on 27/05/09


+ £8.46 Gift Aid

My best to you all, great idea, be safe

Donation by Susan Ottalini on 27/05/09


No rain, no flats, & safe travels...jjo

Donation by Jennie Josephson on 26/05/09


I just found the Sarajevo t-shirt dear Paul gave to me on one of our assignments there--safe trip you guys!

Donation by Cinny Kennard on 26/05/09


Peace through understanding. Good luck.

Donation by Jon LaPook on 26/05/09


we will not forget our friends

Donation by andy soto on 26/05/09


Donation summary

  • * Online donations£20,606.00
  • Offline donations£700.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£21,306.00
  • Gift Aid£2,490.51

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