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Paul's End to End Challenge - Lands End to John o'Groats by bike

Fundraising for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity

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raised of £400 target
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Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity

We support Birmingham Children's Hospital to improve the lives of sick children

Charity Registration No. 1160875

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A challenge that has endured for centuries. On June 16th 2019, I will be embarking on The ‘End to End’, which has been an iconic cycling challenge since before the Tour de France was even a glint in Henri Desgrange’s eye. It always has and always will be a true test of stamina and will.


Starting from the rugged coastline of Cornwall, on to the rolling hills and valleys of the North of England, right up the barren majesty of the Scottish highlands, I’ll be covering around 1,000 miles through beautiful moorlands, hidden green valleys, winding back lanes, stunning coastal roads and historic sites.

The shortest route is by no means the best. Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best.” I haven’t chosen the shortest route from A to B. Cycling gives you a unique perspective on a country and I have chosen a longer route which takes me through places that other routes would miss, and I would love it if you could also support me in this journey by giving a donation to charity.

About the charity:

At Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, we believe there’s always more we can do for our sick kids and that’s why we will always strive to do more for our patients and families. It’s our mission to raise the vital funds needed to make a real difference to all who use our hospital.Your support empowers us to take innovative approaches to treating some of the sickest children in the UK. Your fundraising enables us to make our hospital feel just like home. Your donations are helping us to find new ways to treat and cure childhood diseases.

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