OIympic star supports Brent Knoll cycling fundraiser
Olympic BMX star Liam Phillips has helped a charity bike ride
in Brent Knoll raise more than £1,700 for the British Lung
and friends of Chris Evans, who died nearly two years ago from
a progressive lung disease, took part in a 26-mile cycle marathon.
fundraiser started at Brent Knoll's Red Cow pub and saw the cyclists
pedal to the Sheppey Inn at Godney and back.
Phillips donated Team GB cycling tops and caps signed by him,
Jess Varnish, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes which were raffled
off and made a huge £265.
Jenny Evans told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the event, which is in
its second year, was held in memory of her dad, Chris Evans, who
died nearly two years ago from a progressive lung disease.
year the event has attracted so many friends and neighbours from
Brent Knoll and surrounding villages to raise money for a wonderful
couldn't have done the bike ride and BBQ without generous contributions
from local businesses; The Red Cow, Havercrofts Butchers, Warburtons
and route signs from ultimate BMX Parts as well as organisational
help from Richard Mills Roberts and Mike Hardy."
you to everyone who supported the event, we look forward to seeing
you all next year."