On the 380 mile route of 4Challenge, one thing made a HUGE difference... our branded team cycling kit. It might sound like a small thing but it made a massive difference.
The story of 4Challenge 2015 would not be complete without a special mention for the children of Hinde House Primary School. With two of their teachers taking part the whole school was inspired to get involved.
On Monday our total stood at £21,000. Today we're at £26,000 and counting. Take a look at some images from day 3 and 4 of the ride and relive it with us!
Mission accomplished and in style! The 4Challenge team cycled home to an amazing welcome in Weston Park, Sheffield.
After a challenging day reaching heights of 1719ft at Holme Moss, the end is now very much in sight! From IX Manchester over to IX Leeds the riders covered 80.9 miles and the JustGiving total now stands at £16,847.47.
The team triumphantly completed day two of 4Challenge, covering 104.5 miles. From Kettering to Macclesfield, the sun shone and the wind blew, and we kept pedaling.
Beginning in London's Docklands, the home of LINX Network and LONAP, the 4Challenge riders finally put tires to tarmac! The first challenge was battling the central London traffic before heading North.
The final leg of 4Challenge takes the team from Leeds to Sheffield, covering a modest (in comparison) 43.6 miles! Will it be a triumphant return having reach the fundraising total?
Day 3 might sound easier, covering a mere 78 miles (compared to over 100 on the previous days) but boy does it have some steep climbs!
The 4Challenge riders will be covering 104.5 miles, complete with some tricky uphill climbs. The journey would take about 4.5 hours by car....safe to say a little longer on our bikes.
The 4Challenge team are just 6 days away from the start of their adventure. Physio Steve Canning offers some final pieces of advice that will certainly come in handy for the 380 mile ride.
For Dan Harvie, 4Challenge is a very personal affair. Having battled with and survived cancer himself, he knows how important it is to raise funds to support the best cancer care.
The first leg of the 4Challenge ride will cover 91.1 miles, beginning at London Docklands on Friday 5th June. No doubt there will be a mixture of nerves and excitement after months of planning and training finally hit the road.
When you start fundraising for a hospital you encounter lots of inspiring and heart rending stories. Here is one that beautifully describes why individuals will go to great lengths to raise money for Sheffield's fantastic hospitals.
Head of Taylor&Emmet business legal services, Rob Moore, will be joining the ASK4 team to tackle 380 miles of cycling for Weston Park Hospital Charity.
Over the past few months we have been working with the children of Hinde House Primary School to create the 4Challenge riders' kit, and the results are in.
Yesterday some of the 4Challenge team spent a very emotional hour at Weston Park Hospital. We had been kindly invited to take a tour to see for ourselves exactly what we are raising money to support.
We would not be riding 380 miles to raise money for Weston Park Hospital Charity without the generous support of our sponsors. They know how important it is to get behind initiatives that make a real difference to the community.
It's now just over four weeks until we set off on our challenge. How time flies! And this last month is going to be where the training really kicks it up to the next notch. With that in mind, here's ten tips to help you power through a training session...
9 of my friends, including Adam Newton who is also riding the 4C, have just completed the official Sustrans Coast 2 Coast route from Whitehaven in Cumbria, to Sunderland. This is apparently the UK’s most popular cycling challenge route, and clocks in at 136 miles, which includes a route over the Pennines or 'the roof of England'!