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Cycle 300
September 2020

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Vanessa's Cycle 300

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Vanessa Von Heydebreck

Total raised

£670.00

+ £43.75 Gift Aid

134 Complete
134% of £500.00 target
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Cycle 300 - Cancer Research UK

In memory of

My father- Hubertus (Bert) von Heydebreck

This September, before the end of the month, I will bike my ass off to help Cancer Research UK kick cancer in the ass.

Many have encountered cancer in some way already and for those of you that haven't: It's devastating, it's heart-wrenching and you wouldn't wish it upon your worst enemy.

The challenge: Cycle 300

That's me cycling 300miles in September. Let's be honest: miles are a ridiculous form of measurement. I am all about the metric system (as was my father) which makes this 482.8km... so I'll bump that up to 500km.

I've set my target up to £500 making it £1/km. The average biking speed for females in the UK is 20km/h. 20km/hr at £1/km makes an hourly rate of £20/hr. That's nothing, come on friends make me proud - be generous and make my biking even more helpful per km! (I could also just bike faster for a better rate but Cancer UK is trying to kick Cancer in the ass- so that argument won’t cut it!)

I am excited about this opportunity because thanks to my irresponsible youth and the injuries that followed, I am unable to participate in all of those half-marathons everyone else raves about and fundraises for. Now here is something I can do quite well to help support a cause that means a lot to me.

I'll be thinking about my father every kilometre I bike. He fought cancer like a flippin’ superhero for 3 years, but ultimately died of it in 2008. On Sept 12, I'll bike 76km in celebration of what would’ve been his 76 birthday.

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Nami Morris

2020-09-30T21:29:13+00:00

£15.00

+£3.75 Gift Aid

Well done my dear! Amazing tribute to your father xxx

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Vanessa Von Heydebreck

2020-09-30T14:20:14+00:00

Another ride in the pouring rain for a great cause

ActivityDistanceTime
Strava activityRide17.23km62.13m
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Vanessa Von Heydebreck

2020-09-30T06:32:30+00:00

Morning Ride

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Strava activityRide18.7km58.53m
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Vanessa Von Heydebreck

2020-09-29T17:07:02+00:00

Evening Ride

ActivityDistanceTime
Strava activityRide18.66km61.42m
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Euan Kerr

2020-09-29T08:12:44+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Final stretch. I know the rain won't dampen your spirits!

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Vanessa Von Heydebreck

2020-09-29T06:25:27+00:00

Ride in the rain

ActivityDistanceTime
Strava activityRide17.98km61.18m
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Total raised£670.00

Online£670.00

Offline£0.00

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