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    Weʼve raised £510 to donate to the Henry Surtees Foundation.

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    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Friday, 28th July 2017

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    It's common when you reach 60 to want to celebrate the occasion in style. Maybe a Mediterranean cruise with a loved one, a once in a lifetime trip to a far off country or a lavish meal with a select group of close friends.

    But a 50km bike ride and 10km run to raise money for the Henry Surtees Foundation? It's certainly not the first thing that springs to most people's minds. I guess Andrew Swift isn't most people...

    On the 23rd and 24th September 2017 Andrew, in association with the Swift Gallery in Stoke on Trent will be joined by like minded and able persons* to firstly, run 10km and then cycle 50km throughout North Staffordshire to raise money for the HSF. For the more leisurely there is a 5km walk on the morning of the 24th.
    (*please see 'updates' below for a full list of participants)

    The Henry Surtees Foundation was founded by motor sport legend John Surtees CBE, following the tragic death of his son Henry, killed aged just 18 years old whilst competing in Formula 2 race at Brands Hatch in 2009.

    Their primary objectives are to assist people with brain or physical injuries caused by accident to return to community living by the provision of support for equipment and facilities. We also seek to provide education and training associated with motorsport-related programmes in technology, engineering, and road safety instruction for two and four wheels.

    The HSF has always been a charity close to Andrew's heart. The Swift Gallery has over the past 5 years raised great sums to help the HSF and it is hoped that 2017 will be no different.

    For more details on the Swift Gallery please visit www.swiftgallery.co.uk
    For more details on the HSF please visit www.henrysurteesfoundation.com

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    • Andrew Swift4 months ago
      Andrew Swift

      Andrew Swift

      4 months ago

      Participants of the 50k ride: • Andrew Swift • Martin Jordan • Dave Butler • Simon Beard • Kay Markides • Stephanie Markides • Helen Markides • Maurizio Severgnini • Guy Wrench • Neil Hart • Carol Grant • Anne Lakin • Denver Hewlett • Kim • Phil Holtom • Pete Taylor • Dave Vokes • Steve Rickersey • Rod Jones • Mike Grainger

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    • Andrew Swift4 months ago
      Andrew Swift

      Andrew Swift

      4 months ago

      Participants of the 10k run/jog. • Andrew Swift • John Swift • Martin Jordan • Terry Mottram • Jonathan Lawson • Malcolm Scott • Charles Jones • Pete Graham • David Morrey • Carol Grant • Fiona Bowyer • Helen Markides • Diane Buckley • Nick Hughes • Mike Grainger

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    • Neil Hart - BRB Wealth Management Ltd

      Neil Hart - BRB Wealth Management Ltd

      Jul 14, 2017

      Good Luck to everyone taking part!

      £500.00

    • Gary Paine

      Gary Paine

      Jul 10, 2017

      Good luck on your 60for60 challenge/celebration!Best wishesGary

      £10.00

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