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Three 18 year olds cycling 1250 miles from Oxford to Rome

Old 08-02-11, 11:11 AM
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Three 18 year olds cycling 1250 miles from Oxford to Rome

Last year, we cycled 225 miles to Paris from our English village of Chadlington, near Oxford. We took 5 days and raised over 1500 for the Pakistan flood relief.

Here is a photo of us outside the Eiffel Tour

Link to the donation site (so you know we're legit)

This year we thought "Why not Rome?" and as such have decided to cycle there. We leave on the 28th of August and plan to arrive in Rome around the 20th of september (Yes it's slow, but we're not that great at cycling!). We plan to take the train back on the 21st of september and arrive back at home on the evening of the 22nd.

Here is a link to this year's donation site.

We are raising money jointly for the DEC Horn of Africa appeal and Helen and Douglas House, a charity based in Oxford that helps children and young adults with life shortening illnesses live a full life. Please note that on the Justgiving website it says we are raising money for Helen and Douglas House, but that is due to limitations of the site; we've worked out an agreement with Helen and Douglas House whereby they forward half of the money they receive to the DEC.

Sooo, basically, it is a massive challenge and we're looking for advice from people who've attempted this sort of thing before.

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Old 08-28-11, 01:33 PM
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good job,you guys!
keep up the good work.
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Old 08-30-11, 05:34 PM
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I imagine the English Channel makes for an interesting, if wet, ride.

(I know, I know... trains and ferries...)
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Cannot wait to read about your journey guys.... best of luck
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