Andrew Reading

Andy Reading - 2016 Big Bad Bike Ride Sponsorship

Fundraising for Ataxia UK
£100
raised of £100 target
by 10 supporters
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Event: Big Bad Bike Ride 2016, on 10 September 2016
Ataxia UK

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We fund research and support services to help all those affected by ataxia

Story

I've not been on a bike for many years and even when I was riding, I never covered any serious distance. I've signed up to the Big Bad Bike Ride to support a great cause, and to challenge myself at the same time.

The Big Bad Bike Ride raises money for Ataxia UK and every penny goes to them. Ataxia is a genetic disorder which affects balance, coordination, and speech. All the money raised will go into research to try to find a cure.

The Big Bad Bike Ride has raised over £1,000,000 for Ataxia so far and has been running since 1991. To get me going I've purchased a 1980's Peugeot road bike which I've (slowly) rebuilt for the race. I will have only two weekends to train for the ride and will be riding 100 km. It's certainly going to be a challenge.

Thank you to all those who have donated so far!

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About the charity

Ataxia UK

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10,500 people in the UK have ataxia which is a progressive neurological condition that disrupts the messages sent from our brains to our muscles that are used to move, speak, listen and see. Ataxia UK funds research into finding treatments and a cure and provide support until they are found.

Donation summary

Total raised
£100.00
+ £23.00 Gift Aid
Online donations
£100.00
Offline donations
£0.00

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