Tour of London leads to big Bucks for charity

A tough cycle ride past some of London's major landmarks has so far raised more than £700 for the British Lung Foundation and Shine, the charity which supports people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

Sunday, 19th August 2018, 6:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd September 2018, 10:09 pm
Sponsored cyclist Katie Barrett, assistant steward at the Peterborough Conservative Club who raised £700 for the British Lung Foundation and Shine riding 46 miles in the London Prudential Ride on Sunday (July 29th) finishing outside Buckingham Palace EMN-180731-131418009

The donations have been flooding in after Katie Barrett (28) completed the 46-mile Prudential Ride London from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford to Buckingham Palace, with sights on the way including Downing Street and Big Ben.

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Katie, who is assistant to the steward at the Peterborough Conservative Club, completed the race in precisely three hours, 16 minutes and 46 seconds.

She said: “It was absolutely amazing.It was such an enjoyable experience. I was aiming for three hours 30 or 40 so I’m impressed with what I did!”