One Show host cycles through Burnham area for Children
BBC's Rickshaw Challenge for Children In Need visited the Burnham-On-Sea
area on Monday (November 9th) with One Show host Matt Baker
on one of the bikes.
team hope to cover a 470-mile journey from Lands End to
London's East End to help fundraise for BBC Children in Need.
rickshaw is being pedalled by six young riders, all of who have
been supported by BBC Children in Need funded projects.
One Show presenters are on hand throughout the journey to offer
support and advice from their own rickshaw experiences.
Baker is cycling alongside the team throughout the challenge and
was seen on Monday as the team cycled through West Huntspill,
Highbridge and East Brent on their way along the A38.
Challenge has already raised over £7.9 million to date and
with one of the hardest routes on record, including a 74-mile
stint from Bristol to Winchester one of the longest days
in the challenges history the team are hoping this
years efforts will help secure another strong total.
set off on Friday 6th November from Lands End in Cornwall
and are working their way across England in a bid to cross the
finish line in Elstree on Friday 13th November, in time for the
BBC Children in Need Appeal Show.
Matt Baker and team cycling through the Burnham-On-Sea area on
Monday (pics Thomas Oliver Macrae and Mike Barnard)