Five days, a 350km bike ride and the Amazon jungle – bring it on!

In October this year our very own Liane Cope is going to ride a bike 350 kilometres in only five days. That is over 217 miles, or the equivalent of cycling from Bristol to Leeds! Now this would be a real test of endurance with tarmac roads and the safety of the UK but add the Amazon jungle of Brazil to the mix and it turns this physical feat into a challenge of a lifetime.

I am sure a lot of you are asking why anyone would put themselves through this; many of you might not know but Liane, for the last four years has been in remission from breast cancer and to help celebrate that fact and to raise money for three cancer charities Liane is seeking sponsorship from you.

Liane says, ‘Now back onto my feet again I feel it is time to let go of the past and look to the future. My aim is to get my fitness back and at the same time give something back to the charities that so helped me through those dark days.’ We couldn’t put it better ourselves.

You can support Liane’s mammoth effort by donating to her JustGiving page here or you can purchase a specially designed t-shirt here. There are two to choose from and they feature drawings designed by her daughter to cheer Liane up by her daughter during treatment. Take a look here for more details.


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