Weʼve raised £675 to In aid of: International Bomber Command Centre & Woodhall Spa Cricket Club
- Funded on Sunday, 10th December 2017
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Virtual Charity Cycle Ride
Woodhall Spa Cricket Club members and friends will embark on a 10,000 mile Virtual Charity Cycle Ride between its home ground and the Gabba in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia to raise funds for International Bomber Command Centre and their own junior and facility development fund.
The event will begin on Saturday 11th November at 11am and finish at 11pm on Wednesday November 23rd just in time for the first ball of the 2017/18 Ashes Test Match series – taking place at the Gabba.
Five watt exercise bikes will be set up in the Club’s pavilion with cyclists pledging a set amount of miles to complete. The location will be manned for 12 hours per day initially with hours being upped if necessary in order to ensure arrival for that first memorable ball of an Ashes series.
Club Captain and organiser Jack Luffman said: “We are always on the lookout for original and fun ways to raise funds to continue our Club’s development and also support local community charities and organisations. There’s no doubt it is a tough ask but one we are sure can fulfil; have lots of fun along the way and raise as much money as possible.
“This time we wanted to do something that stands out, that’s a bit outrageous so I came up with this idea and the committee along with members and friends of the Club have jumped on board. With the village’s close ties with the RAF and all its history we felt that the International Bomber Command Centre would be an appropriate charity to raise funds and help them to continue to commemorate Bomber Command and all of those men and women who fought and gave their lives so that we can enjoy the freedom we do today.”
In addition, the event is also looking for any businesses or organisations who may wish to sponsor the whole event including things such as the hiring of the watt cycles and food and dr
- 1 year ago
Woodhall Spa Cricket Club1 year ago
So we’ve started this morning and on our way to Aus!!! Many thanks to those who have donated already!!! #fromtheparktothegabba
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Dec 5, 2017
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Dec 3, 2017
Great effort by all the participants and organisers
Nov 27, 2017
Nov 27, 2017
A great effort from all at WSCC, well done.
Nov 27, 2017
Great effort! Congratulations everyone
Nov 26, 2017
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