Ride for Helen Update

Would you like to be in with a chance of winning an Adidas British short sleeved jersey signed by Sir Chris Hoy, MBE? See www.rideforhelen.co.uk

Sir Chris is GB’s most successful Olympic athlete of all time, and following his retirement from competitive cycling in 2013, remains passionate about bikes with his range of Hoy bikes. Chris is supporting our the annual Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Ride for Helen – Sunday 10 May, 2015 – by signing a cycling jersey for our competition. Any rider raising £100 or more in sponsorship for our charity will be entered into the prize draw to win the framed jersey.

Whether you are one of the two million people in the UK who cycle weekly, or just thinking about joining the nation’s new love of cycling, Ride for Helen is a great event for you! Or how about entering as a team with your family, friends, workmates, cycling club or community group?

Cycle either 15, 30 or 60 mile circular routes through the Essex countryside. Registration fee Adults £15 and Juniors (16 and under) £8.

So, if you haven’t already, sign up today, help us to beat last year’s total of £38,00 raised, and support people living with cancer.

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Make a difference

We are calling on everyone in our community to play a vital role in helping us to fundraise which will allow us to continue enabling quality of life while living with cancer.