DURNESS TO DINGWALL, 95 MILE CYCLE CHALLENGE (1200m ascent)
Saturday 9th June 2012
approximately £3100 raised. Thank you
17 cyclists took part in the challenge this year on cloudy but clear day with little wind and no rain.
The average time was 5 hrs 34 min 46 sec with four cyclists beating the 5 hour barrier this year and a new fastest time of 4hrs 21mins.
Prizes for guessing the average time of all cyclists will be announced shortly:-
· 1st Prize - £50 M&S voucher
· 2nd prize – £30 Debenhams voucher
· 3rd Prize – Nokia Speaker Phone
· 4th Prize – Cocoa Mountain Chocolates
· 5th Prize – Mystery Prize
All money raised is split equally between the following charities.
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 and facilities for pupils of the Mulanje Mission Secondary school in Southern Malawi. So far Linda’s Fund has raised over £18,000. This year the fund is helping raise £25,000 for a school hall.
EMMS International , (Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society) Malawi Bike Ride. Money raised by this charity is put towards medical work in Mission Hospitals in Malawi.
Alastair Nelson/Willie Mackintosh
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