London to Paris Cycle
I enjoy cycling and am looking forward to the challenge.
The Rob George Foundation was founded in loving memory of Rob George, who died aged 21 on 9th December 2013 following a long battle with leukaemia.
The objects of the Charity are:
· To provide practical and/or financial support to young people with life threatening or terminal illnesses ; and
· To provide financial support to young people who demonstrate exceptional commitment and/or ability in the worlds of sport or the performing arts but may be held back by their financial situation from pursuing their goals.
If you'd like to run, swim, bake (or do anything else to raise some money), click the button below to get started. It's quick and easy to register and by doing so here at Wonderful.org, you can be sure that every penny raised will reach The Rob George Foundation.
I enjoy cycling and am looking forward to the challenge.
As a keen cyclist and runner I enjoy experiencing new challenges. Looking forward to cycling with some old friends and making some new ones along the way whilst supporting a worthy cause.
On the 31st July I am cycling from The London Eye to Paris. As you all know this charity is very close to our hearts as it was set up in memory of my Mum's cousin Rob who died from Leukaemia at age just 21 years. http://therobgeorgefoundation.co.uk
Mum has done a lot of fundraising for this charity and I felt that I wanted to contribute. When Lorraine (Rob's mum) suggested this ride, I thought it was the ideal opportunity for me. However, this is a huge challenge as I love downhill mountain biking so this is very different. Cycling a total of 247 miles in 5 days is going to be tough! I would be so grateful for any donations.
Thank you! Tom x
Not so long ago I swore I'd never get on a bike again - but strangely here I am! I suppose as time ticks by the need to push ever harder becomes more pressing - every grant the RGF makes to a young person for whom the charity "makes a difference" spurs us on, and as this particular ride was actually my idea it seems only fair I should try and cycle it myself. So 400kms - 70% off road - following the Avenue Verte - from the London Eye to the Eiffel Tower - exactly how difficult can that be? I'll let you know later!! At least it serves as entertainment for our very own angel, giving him a chance for another side splitting laugh as his ageing mother dons the lycra once more!!
If you felt able to dig once more, deep into your pockets, I'd be enormously grateful, and can only promise to do my very best whilst trying to organise the trip for 25 people at the same time!
Anyone who supports the RGF hopefully knows that just about every single penny we raise gets to the young people we support - so no hefty overheads or wages bill to be deducted.
Thank you as ever for your support - it means the world! Every penny raised helps to fill the void left by our Rob, who never had the chance to make a difference himself.
We are participating in a 5 day cycle ride from the London Eye to the Eiffel Tower. It is a total of 250 miles, over 70% of which is off roadWe are undertaking this challenge to raise funds for the Rob George Foundation
Everyone needs a challenge right? Well mine will be cycling to Paris from London via the scenic route with a wonderful group of people for a brilliant charity. Five long days of cycling will be tough and I’d really appreciate your support. Take a look at the essential funds the charity raises for its grantees. They do such a wonderful job.
Rob and I are cycling a wonderful 247 miles from London to Paris on the Route Vert which is a defined cycle route where 70% is off road to raise money for the fantastic Rob George Foundation. Good friends of ours founded the Rob George Foundation in memory of their son, who died aged 21 following a long battle with leukemia.As per Rob's wishes the foundation helps people who faced terrible financial difficulties similar to those he encountered and he also wanted to provide financial support to those in sports and performing arts who without external support may never be able to achieve their full potential.We have been involved in several Rob George Foundation events in the past and these are great events for a fantastic cause
I am cycling from the London Eye to Paris over five days with a group of friends for the Rob George Foundation. I have taken part in a number of cycling challenges but this is one I have always particularly wanted to complete. I have known Pip and Lorraine for many years and the work they do through setting up and running the charity is absolutely amazing and I am thrilled to be able to contribute in this way.
Steve and Julie will be cycling from London to Paris and we hope to raise money for our chosen charity - a very worthy cause. We are busy trying to get fit and getting some practice rides in. If you would like to sponsor us, we would be over the moon - any amount will be gratefully received. Big thanks!
Together with friends we are cycling London to Paris, Robs Ride. A wonderful 247 miles, 70 % off road. Following river paths, national cycle routes and quiet B roads. Good friends of ours founded the Rob George Foundation in loving memory of their son, who died aged 21 following a long battle with leukaemia. As per Robs wishes the fondation helps people who faced terrible difficulties similar to those he encounter and also he felt it was important to provide financial support to those in sports and performing arts. We want to be involved and being keen athletes ourselves feel this is the ideal way to support the charity.
Jo, Katey, Cara, Joann, Leonie, Tom, Lisa, Philip and Sarah are participating in the RGF walk on 23 June 2019, completing different parts of the Essex Walk.We would be grateful for any donations towards such a great cause!Thank you :)
We have been asked to get involved in a fantastic fundraising event that requires a TEAM EFFORT & TEAM SPIRIT!
It’s for a fantastic cause and sounds like it would be great fun!
The Essex Way is a way-marked 82-mile long walk, starting in Epping in the southwest, crossing the Dedham Vale and Constable country, finishing at the port of Harwich on the Stour estuary. It passes through ancient woodlands, open farmland, tree lined river valleys and leafy green lanes, unveiling historic towns and villages along the way. Follow the poppies……………..
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