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Glossop therapist in charity cycle challenge
Tuesday 21st March 2017 @ 21:04 by Adam Higgins
Glossop Chronicle News

A therapist from Glossop will be getting on his bike for the first time later this year to raise funds for a local hospice.

Wayne Ghosh, principal therapist at Body Advance Massage Therapies on Ashton Street, has decided to cycle the 969 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a bid to raise funds for Willow Wood – despite having never cycled before!

Wayne will start his marathon ride, which usually takes between 10 and 15 days to complete, in September.

This will give him time to get up to speed and he is already completing regular 40 mile training rides.

He said: “Anyone who has had friends or family under their care will know that Willow Wood always goes that extra mile – so I shall be cycling nearly 1,000 miles to try and help them in return.

“It’s a personal challenge as well, and I would really appreciate any help or sponsorship – my aim is to raise £2,000.”

As a committed member of Willow Wood’s 99ers Business Club, Wayne is very grateful for the support of fellow member Martin Nield, of Ace Apparel.

Martin has donated a number of state-of-the-art cycle shirts to be worn both at the event itself and during training.

Ace Apparel are also supporting the hospice with T-shirts or cycle shirts for the Big Bike Ride.

If you would like to sponsor Wayne, you can go to his online Virgin Money Giving page by clicking here.