Racing Baby Bummit 2013 to Edinburgh for Charity

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On the Tuesday the 12th of November 6 University of Sheffield Cycling Club (UoSCC) riders will be taking on an epic 402km race against the Baby Bummit hitch hikers from Sheffield to Edinburgh in aid of Jubilee food bank.

The Route

The route is 402km / 247miles in length with over 4000m of climbing, you can check out the full route here.

We’ll be setting of from the Arts tower at 9pm on Tuesday the 12th and ride through the night and Wednesday to arrive in Edinburgh on Wednesday afternoon. We’ll stop on route for food, but we’ll be spending about 17hrs in the saddle.

The Team

The team is made up 6 riders:

  • Joe Drane
  • Simon Powderham
  • Zach Smith
  • Micheal Caley
  • Charles Andrews
  • Matt Williams-Jones

and 2 support members in the car:

  • Duncan Philpott
  • Christopher Batts

With 3 returners from last year’s event and the addition of 3 experienced riders the team is looking strong for this year. On top of that Duncan and Chris have kindly offered there photography and driving services in the support car.

The Charity

We are once again raising for Jubilee Food Bank which provides food for some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Sheffield.

We recently went down to find about bit more about what they do and can read about that here. Or find out more on Jubilee Food Bank’s website.

Please give generously on our Donation Page

 

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