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The Wrong Way Back charity cycle in aid of Macmillan and Help for Heroes

By neilspinney  |  Posted: January 29, 2013

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The Wrong Way Back will be carrying out their second charity cycle ride in aid of Macmillan and Help for Heroes, on Saturday June 1st to Saturday June 8th 2013.

The Wrong Way Back charity cycle ride will start from the Dolphin Hotel in Wincanton on June 1st 2013 and will finish back at the same location on the 8th June 2013.

The route will take riders from Wincanton up to Minehead and along the north coast to Land's End where they will then head back along the south coast to Weymouth.

From there they will head back in land to Wincanton.

Each rider will cycle an average of 80 miles a day to complete this 560 mile challenge.

You will be able to follow their progress with training rides and the ride itself by joining The Wrong Way Back team atwww.endomondo.com

The Wrong Way Back started life in 2009 as an idea between Neil Spinney and Mark Henley. The first Wrong Way Back charity ride followed the same route and took place in June 2010 with 3 Riders – Neil Spinney, Mark Henley and Dave Taton. The aim was to raise money for the MS Society and Alzheimer's Society. The sum raised was in excess of £ 2,000!!

For 2013, The Wrong Way Back team has grown to 10 riders, 4 support crew and they will be raising money and awareness forMacmillan Cancer Support and Help for Heroes.

Current corporate sponsors are as follows:

Dolphin Hotel Wincanton

FJ Chalke Ltd

Hamlets Letting Agents

Hambledon Estate Agents

BA9 Bikes

Winsom Electronics

International Fire Fighter Magazine

Holbrook House



RAM (Remote Asset Management)

To become a sponsor or if you would like more information, please contact Neil Spinney via e-mail neilspinney@gmail.com

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