MALAWI CHARITY FUNDRAISER 2007
DURNESS TO DINGWALL, 100 MILE CYCLE
Durness to Dingwall Cycle Challenge took place on Saturday 5th May 2007 in almost perfect conditions. Times ranged from 5hrs 41mins 34secs
to 6hrs 30mins. The average time taken by all the cyclists was an amazing 5hrs
55mins 15secs. The very fit and not too saddle sore cyclists were Paul Garner
(who originally suggested this event), Charlie Anderson, Steve Robertson,
David Raffe, Jonathan Millar & Seoras Mackintosh.
The winners of the competition were as
Ranald Cameron 1st £70 Waterstones voucher
Donald Noble 2nd £50 Marks & Spencer voucher
Donnie Langlands 3rd £20 Debenhams voucher
Ranald and Donald both guessed the
same time of 5hrs 55mins 55secs and there was a draw for 1st and 2nd place.
The overall amount of money raised was
over £1600 which was split equally between the two funds in Malawi:-
International , Malawi Bike Ride 2007.
William Mackintosh flew to Malawi on
the 12th May to take part in a 300 mile, 5 day cycle to raise funds
for medical projects in Southern Malawi. Over £5,000 was raised in sponsorship.
· Linda’s Fund. This fund has been established in memory of Linda Nelson who
taught geography at Fortrose Academy. The purpose of the fund is to provide Further & Higher educational
bursaries to pupils in the Mulanje area of Southern
Malawi to assist them to continue their
education. So far Linda’s Fund has raised over £6,800.
thanks to all those who took part or donated.
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