Pedal 4 Paul 2014

Posted by | February 22, 2012 | Events, Pedal 4 Paul | No Comments

What?   A cycling challenge in memory of an amazing teenager, Paul Davies

Where?  any cycling event but one we get most cyclists joining is Pedal for Scotland

When?   any but Pedal for Scotland is Sunday 7 September  2014

 

Cost?  varies from event to event and all we ask is that you raise a few quid for us in honour of a very special young man, Paul Davies

 

Charismatic, fun, inspirational – just a few of the words we could use to describe Paul Davies.

Paul was diagnosed with cancer when he was just 14 and battled it hard for many years.  He lost his fight in July 2010 aged just 17.

Family and friends fundraise tirelessly for a number of charities that were close to Paul’s heart.  This idea is to raise funds for us and we are so very grateful to Paul’s family for choosing us as the benefiting charity.

So, what is it, do I hear you ask?

Well, as the title suggests it is a bike team.

As part of the 2013 Pedal for Scotland bike ride from Glasgow to Edinburgh there were 128 cyclists in our Team Pedal 4 Paul – raising funds for It’s Good 2 Give in honour of a very special, charismatic and inspirational young man, Paul Davies.
The 2012 Team Pedal for Paul had a wonderful 67 cyclists in it. So we almost managed to double our numbers.

For 2014 we’d like to see 150 cyclists in our team and it can be done.

This year sees us suggesting that you join any organised cycling event you fancy and then pledging to raise a few quid for us – any amount at all is welcomed by us.

The biggest cycling event is Pedal for Scotland cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh on Sunday 7 September – full information can be found here.

Once you sign up to your event, let us know you are going to raise some funds for us and let us know if you want a Pedal 4 Paul t-shirt. We will give you information on how to set up an online giving page.

All monies raised will be used at our Ripple Retreat for an item or items that will recognise Paul’s achievements and character in his young life – a fitting legacy for a special young man.

And as one of the requirements of joining the team is to wear odd socks (Paul always wore odd socks!) we also suggest saving up pennies, pounds, fifty pences, notes in a sock!

I can tell you that every single cyclist doing it for us in 2012 and 2013  has a huge sense of achievement.
lynne
07901 555 352
lynne(at)itsgood2give.co.uk

 

 

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