cyclist to pedal 100km in her father's memory
Burnham-On-Sea cyclist is to ride 100km for charity in memory
of her father who died of a rare form of cancer earlier this year.
Duckett will take part in the 'Exmoor Beast Cycle Ride' on October
20th for Sarcoma UK after her father, Colin, passed away in June
dad had a rare Sarcoma cancer which returned three times,"
she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
is why I have chosen to raise money for Sarcoma UK as I want to
help them raise awareness of rare Sarcoma cancers and fund research
and support for those who have been affected."
was, and still is, a massive inspiration to me and very much enjoyed
cycling. He took part in cycle races over Dartmoor several times,
which has inspired me to follow in his footsteps and complete
this 100km challenge over Exmoor in his memory."
route starts in Tiverton and goes over Exmoor to Dunster, round
by Porlock, and back over Exmoor to Tiverton.
added: "I am very excited to be taking part in this event
and am looking forward to the challenge of the course. This seems
the perfect event to remember my dad and to support Sarcoma UK."
sponsor Sophie, Burnham-On-Sea.com readers can visit her Just
Giving page here
or sponsor £5 by texting 'COLN52 £5' to 70070. Sponsorship
donations can also be dropped in at Ardwyn Channon Accountants
at 12 Victoria Street in Burnham-On-Sea.
Sophie Duckett preparing for the fundraising ride (pic Mike Lang)