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£1,200raised of £1,000 target by 31 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,200 to Alpe d'HuZes June 2018. Dutch cancer society

    21 bends from Bourg d'Oisans to Alpe d'Huez. 13.8kms 1266 metres of ascent
    Funded on Tuesday, 28th August 2018

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    12 months ago, I was invited as a last-minute replacement to join the team ‘21x21’ and ride the Alpe in aid of the Dutch Cancer Society.

    I was ‘Petra’ for the day and successfully cycled the Alpe twice in respectable times


    Bourg d’Oisans 720m to Alpe d’Huez 1850m. 13.8kms. 1130 metres of ascent. Average gradient 7.9%. My average ascent time was just under 2 hours!!! Best time Marco Pantani: 37.35 minutes!!

    What is Alpe d'HuZes

    Alpe d’HuZes is an event in which participants raise as much funds as possible to contribute to the fight against cancer. They do this by running, walking or cycling up the legendary French Alpe d’Huez up to six times in one day.

    On 7th June 2018, I am an official member of team ‘21x21’ and cycling as Michael Baldwin with the personal challenge of attempting a minimum of 3 ascents with the strong possibility of going for 4!!

    Your support and encouragement would be fantastic, knowing that you are helping to fight against cancer- whether it be research or treatment. Its equally important to me

    The Alpe d'HuZes mission: 'Alpe d'HuZes promotes and supports many different forms of (scientific) cancer research, so in future, no-one will have to die after being diagnosed with cancer' We feel we have an important responsibility towards cancer patients and our sponsers. All funds raised go directly to the Dutch Cancer Society (DCS) and are fully spent on projects chosen by the DCS and Alpe d'HuZes, consistent with the Alpe d'HuZes principales of financial transparency and integrity

    Its going to be a physically tough and long day, but importantly I'm doing something challenging to further cancer research and treatment. Please support me.

    Many thanks for your support and contribution


    “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill



    • Michael Baldwin6 months ago
      Michael Baldwin

      Michael Baldwin

      6 months ago

      A final update before tomorrows Alpe d'HuZes cycling cancer charity challenge £930.00 raised so far from a target of £1000.00. that's excellent and thanks to everybody for their support and encouragement. An early start tomorrow - leaving the chalet at 3am and starting whilst its still dark. Must get the ascents in before the rain hits the Alpe forecast during the afternoon and evening thanks everyone!

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    • Michael Baldwin7 months ago
      Michael Baldwin

      Michael Baldwin

      7 months ago
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    • Michael Baldwin8 months ago
      Michael Baldwin

      Michael Baldwin

      8 months ago

      Saturday 5th May cycle training day with friends in the Beaumont hills: 67 km. 1550 meters of ascent. Feel good about this!

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    8 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 6/17/2018 7:35 PM



    • mark Critchley

      mark Critchley

      Jun 17, 2018

      Well done Michael!!Love fromCritchleys


    • Sheilah & Anthony Cooper

      Sheilah & Anthony Cooper

      Jun 11, 2018

      Great challenge - Great cause- WELL DONE!


    • Tim West

      Tim West

      Jun 8, 2018

      Very well done Mike!


    • Rob Coe

      Rob Coe

      Jun 8, 2018

      Well done Michael.


    • Dominic Stanford

      Dominic Stanford

      Jun 8, 2018

      Well done Michael, I'm very impressed!


    • Elaine Scott

      Elaine Scott

      Jun 7, 2018

      Good luck!


    • Jack Kent

      Jack Kent

      Jun 6, 2018

      Good luck Mike.


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    21 bends from Bourg d'Oisans to Alpe d'Huez. 13.8kms 1266 metres of ascent

    Alpe d’HuZes - Dutch cancer society charity sponsored cycle ride Thursday 7th June 2018

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