NIGHTRIDER 2013: £18,000 Raised
Home Instead Watford's Peter Neighbour joined Watford FC's Community Sports and Education Trust Nightrider team of 40 take on the 100km moonlit bike ride through the streets of London in June, setting out between 11pm and midnight on a Saturday night and finishing between 7am and 8am the next day.
EVERY pound has been counted and the Hornets’ Community Trust is now delighted to reveal that more than £18,000 was raised by its team of cyclists who took part in London Nightrider 2013.
The fantastic sum of funds will be split between Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust and the Watford Peace Hospice. In addition Peter also raised money for Parkinson's UK
Starting at Alexandra Palace, the cycle ride took in iconic city centre sights including Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge,St Paul’s Cathedral, Canary Wharf, the Millennium Dome and the Olympic Stadium.
The amount raised will provide much-needed funds to support the Trust’s continued work providing sporting and educational activities for the disabled, as well as the Peace Hospice, which cares for people living with a life-limiting or terminal illness and supports families across south west Hertfordshire.
Neil Hart, the Trust’s Head of Community Development, said: “The ride was a fantastic but exhausting experience and I would like to thank everyone who took part on our behalf and everyone who made a donation.
“We have raised an amazing amount of money and it really is testament to all our supporters. Your support is vital in order for the Trust to maintain our ongoing commitment to making a real difference in OUR community.”
A huge thank you to all the riders who took part and everyone who made a donation.
The cyclists who took part include:Neil Hart,Andrea Viglieno, Nick Alibey, Mark Timmington, John Salomon, Alex Kaufman, Graham Green, Paul Fegan, Sam Beckford, Chris Luff, Jane Palfreeman, Lisa Clark, Mike Moralee, Mike Box, Michael Delaney, Peter O’Neill, Richard Drake, Peter Neighbour, Richard Phillips, Gareth Jackson, Paul Staines, Steve Watts, Richard Rudman, Steve Ronan, Steve Jolly, Lloyd Hibbert, Darren R. Howard, Mrinal Patel, Lewis Williamson, Garey Reyes, Pat Botting, Mike Parkin, Chris Thurston, Darren Jones, Mark Fox, Simon Badham, Ian Summersfield, Kevin Riches, Joe Cowan.
Would you like to sign up for London Nightrider 2014? If so contact Andrea Viglieno on 01923 496225 or [email protected]