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The Big Boom Challenge

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In early 2019, our dear friend Simon Brennan was diagnosed with progressive Motor Neurone Disease. He has thrown himself into raising money for the My Name'5 Doddie Foundation (https://www.myname5doddie.co.uk/), which raises funds for research into the disease and provides financial support for those suffering from MND. Some of Simon's previous fundraising efforts and national press coverage can be seen here:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7298855/Super-fit-Simon-struck-fatal-brain-disease-just-52.html

https://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/3001452/simon-brennan-motor-neurone-disease

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/simon-brennan4

Now, we have partnered with the great people at Boom Cycle (https://www.boomcycle.co.uk/) and Morgan Stanley (www.morganstanley.com) who will host a 24 hour spinathon starting at 7pm on the 18th October at Boom Cycle's studio in Waterloo. We will have two sets of riders. The competitive teams of six will ride, in pairs and in two hour shifts, unbroken for 24 hours. The non-competitive teams can have a team of as many people as they like up to 24 people doing an hour each! Friends and family are most welcome to support at any time!

Boom Cycle have kindly offered to provide food and refreshments as well as shower facilities, sleeping space and towels. Plus they will host the afterparty once the ride is over!

Come and be a part of something amazing and please give generously to help put an end to this disease once and for all!

If you wish to take part, whether as a team, a small group or an individual, please contact Alastair Craggs (07949793807 or ali.craggs@gmail.com) who will be able to answer any and all of your questions.

If you cannot take part but would still like to contribute or donate, please do so through Alastair's page via this link:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bigboomchallenge

If you are interested in being one of corporate sponsors please contact Michael Goodall (on 0019179932857 or at Mrmgoodall@icloud.com) who will be able to provide you with details of our sponsorship packages.

We are very grateful for the generous support and sponsorship of:

Morgan Stanley - www.morganstanley.com

Bay Crest Partners - www.baycrestpartners.com

Avalon Capital Markets - www.avaloncapitalmarkets.com

About Boom Cycle:

Not just an indoor cycling studio, Boom Cycle engages riders mentally as well as physically through their unique experience. No numbers, no competition, just fun. With the lights low and a world-class sound system, riders are swept away and immersed into the ultimate 'party-on-a-bike' experience. A programme designed by former model and fitness extraordinaire Hilary Rowland and entrepreneur Robert Rowland with the vision to empower and to be anything but exclusive; there's no pretentiousness, just high fives all round. Their daily rides are led by expert motivators and have been adopted into the daily lifestyle of their Boom'ing community. Boom Cycle caters to all abilities but most importantly is here to encourage you to cut loose from your day and forget your stresses.

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Raised: 106%
 

Team target: £50,000.00

Raised so far: £52,800.03

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Alastair Craggs

The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease

111 donations

59%

£29,764.77

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Benjamin Wilson

Team Fighting Torq Big Boom Challenge Spinathon page

40 donations

102%

£2,560.72

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Big Boom Challenge

The Big Boom 24 Hour Cycle for MND Challenge page

39 donations

97%

£972.28

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Brothers on Bikes

The 24 hour Boom Spin Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease page

96 donations

162%

£3,247.85

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Charlie Schofield

Charlie's The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease page

18 donations

119%

£595.00

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edward trotter

The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease

12 donations

122%

£1,470.00

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Elizabeth Yung-Hok

24hr BigBoomChallenge - to stop Motor Neurones Disease

51 donations

53%

£1,280.00

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james dobinson

james's The Big Boom Challenge page

26 donations

109%

£1,637.44

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Lee Lawrence

My Page

25 donations

178%

£1,780.78

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Nicholas Jahanshahi

The Big Boom Challenge page

74 donations

75%

£3,781.04

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Robert Smalley

The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease

73 donations

151%

£3,631.43

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Simon AllStars

The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neuron Disease

36 donations

49%

£999.87

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Stefano Diemmi

Techno Zombie & The Big Boom Challenge - to stop Motor Neurone Disease

42 donations

44%

£1,078.85

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