Tag Archive: charity

May 17 2013

Charity ride to Paris raises over £21,000 for the Willow Foundation

Leatherhead to Paris Cycle Support Van

At  CONJECT we like a challenge and when Connect Plus told me that they were organising a charity cycle ride between Leatherhead and Paris to raise £10,000 for the Willow Foundation, I decided to get involved with this worthy endeavour.

During the last couple of years I’ve become a keen cyclist, last October I completed a similar charity …

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Apr 15 2013

James goes the extra mile for charity at Brighton marathon

Cancer Research UK

Following a long and cold UK winter, spring finally arrived at the south coast yesterday for the 4th Annual Brighton Marathon. A record number of participants undertook the 26.2m course located along the seafront and through picturesque Preston Park.

One of those runners was my colleague James Still who for the last few  months had …

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Oct 01 2012

The final day of the “Beyond Gold” charity cycle ride

Luch at the top of Boxhill

ISG Beyond Gold Challenge – Day 3

My alarm went off at 5.30am telling me it was time to get up for Day 3 of the ISG Beyond Gold Challenge. As I got out of bed my legs were telling me that they didn’t want to cycle another 88 miles after a hard Day 2. …

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Sep 27 2012

Duncan pedals “Beyond Gold” on day 1 of charity cycle ride

Isg cyclists

Wednesday 26th September 22:00, Arundel, West Sussex

One down, Two to go! Day 1 started with a drive into London in extremely wet conditions although as Rich and I (5th and 4th from left) unloaded the bikes and walked across Putney Bridge the sun began to shine. It was however short lived and before we actually …

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Sep 25 2012

Preparing for the ISG “Beyond Gold” challenge

Weather cycle

Tuesday 25th September, 10:00, Woking 

After 3 months of preparation and training it was frustrating to find out that we would not, after all,  be granted access to the Olympic Park due to logistical and security concerns. I sat down with Vince (the ride organiser) on Saturday and remapped the route for the ride which …

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Sep 04 2012

Duncan’s going beyond Gold

Velodrome, Olympic Park, London

On 26-28 September, with my colleague Richard Moyle (one of the CONJECT professional services team), I will be riding in the Going Beyond Gold charity fundraising cycle ride organised by our friends at ISG. The objective is raise £15,000, to be shared equally between Chestnut Tree House and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The route loops across south-east …

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