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Weʼre raising £1,500 to provide a permanent memorial for Sam Myatt

Gnosall, Staffordshire
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As you all know I am not a natural athlete and after riding 100 miles on my bike a couple of years ago I swore, never again!

However, time goes by, you forget the pain and then something happens that gives you motivation to go again! I am also easily led after a couple of beers!

Last Sunday I rode another 100 miles in the Birmingham Velo and I rode for Team Sam.Training in the Winter is hard, but thanks to Rhys & Tony and some great weather I managed to take ten minues off my previous time. I did not put a page up before the event as I was not sure I could finish the challenge!

So why Team Sam?

I had known Sam Myatt for around 10 years. He was a big brother to Henry & Charlie, who are good friends of my own kids. He was also a son to my great friend Liz and he was a trusted babysitter for my family.

Unfortunatley Sam tragically died in a car accident in January this year. He was only 20 years old and has left a huge hole in the community.

Sam was a coach for our local kids football club and there have been a series of fundraising events in his honour since he passed.

Over £15,000 has been raised to build a permanent memorial in his name. This is to be a community football facility and will at least provide some good from such a tragic event.

I'm raising money for Team Sam and if you feel you can donate, then please do - he really was a lovely young man.

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    46

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 22, 2019

      Well done Andy!Great cause.Ray and all at Beechcroft

      £250.00

    • Chris White

      Chris White

      May 20, 2019

      Well done Andy!

      £10.00

    • Tony Barrell

      Tony Barrell

      May 19, 2019

      Well done Andy!

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 18, 2019

      Well done Andy! We all knew you were too stubborn to fail!!

      £125.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 18, 2019

      Well done!

      £20.00

    • Andrew Jones

      Andrew Jones

      May 17, 2019

      £50.00

    • Jo Phillips

      Jo Phillips

      May 17, 2019

      Well Done Andy

      £10.00

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    Andrew Kershaw

    Andrew Kershaw

    Gnosall, Staffordshire

    Not a natural athlete but loves a challenge for a worthy cause. My mouth writes cheque's that my body struggles to cash!

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