Event: Pedal for Pounds Doncaster


Pedal for Pounds Doncaster

Event Date: 27th Sept 2009

Yorkshire Cancer Research is launching its first Pedal for Pounds South Yorkshire event in Doncaster at the Great Outdoors Activities Centre in Finningley, Doncaster, on Sunday 27th September. The charity is looking for cyclists of all ages to challenge themselves and take part in either a 19 mile or 48 mile route and help raise funds at the same time

Pedal for Pounds has been an annual success for the last four years in Leeds but this event marks its debut in Doncaster. The cost per entry is £18 and all participants receive a T-shirt, medal and certificate on completion.

There are limited places in the Pedal for Pounds South event, anyone wishing to take part should call the events team on 01423 877 210 or visit the website www.ycr.org.uk/pedal to register.

Emma Young, a spokesperson for Yorkshire Cancer Research, said: "This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, have a fun day out with friends or even put a team together and help raise money for a Yorkshire charity that funds world class research into the causes and cures of cancer". She added: "This is a family event and supporters are encouraged to come along and cheer on friends or family members".

Yorkshire Cancer Research is an independent regional medical research charity, which funds internationally recognised research at Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York Universities as well as associated teaching hospitals, into the causes and cures of cancer.