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GT15 - Tour de France, One Day Ahead

Former footballer, blood cancer survivor and Cure Leukaemia Patron Geoff Thomas will cycle the full Tour de France, one day ahead of the professionals for the final time in 2020 with 20 other amateur cyclists. They aim to raise £1m for Cure Leukaemia
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Former England, Crystal Palace, Wolves and Nottingham Forest footballer, leukaemia survivor and Patron of blood cancer charity Cure Leukaemia Geoff Thomas, has announced he will ride the full Tour de France route one day ahead of the professionals for the last time in 2020 to mark 15 years since he was declared in remission from the disease.

The event, GT15, will take place from Friday June 26th Saturday July 18th next year. Geoff will be joined by a team of 20 amateur cyclists who will take all 21 gruelling stages and 3,470km of the recently announced Le Tour 2020 route a day ahead of the likes of Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas.

Geoff, a Patron of blood cancer charity Cure Leukaemia, and his team are committed to raising £1,000,000 for the charity that helped save the former England internationals life.

All funds raised from this event will be invested directly into the national Trials Acceleration Programme (TAP) network which Cure Leukaemia will begin funding from January 2020. The nationwide expansion of Cure Leukaemia will see the charity invest £3m from 2020-22 in order to fund specialist research nurses and clinical roles in 12 blood cancer centres across the United Kingdom allowing them to open and run clinical trials for pioneering treatments for the disease. Patients from an increased catchment area of over 20 million people will have access, as a result, to potentially life-saving treatments not currently available through standard care.

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Cure Leukaemia
Cure Leukaemia

Cure Leukaemia helps fund the world class Centre for Clinical Haematology and a network of specialist research nurses in the UK. Funds raised for Cure Leukaemia will not only directly help save lives but also hasten global progress towards eradicating all forms of blood cancer within 25 years.

Charity Registration No: 1100154

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GT15 - Tour de France, One Day Ahead

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