To mark the end of his fifties, Guy Barker, Former MD and Founder of BWC Profiles, along with friends, is completing a charity bike ride from Lands End to John O'Groats in support of Keech Hospice Care.
Their journey will take them from Lands End to John O'Groats. Spaced 1042 miles of road apart, including 55348 feet of ascension, it is expected to take 12 days.
Friday 20th May
The team of eight riding with Guy consists of Chris Denton, Julian Smith, Marcus Osborn, Alister Fuller, Adrian Wadsworth, Dave Wilson, Adrian Glew, Dave Marsh. Providing support will be drivers Jon and Jo Williets, and Kev Turnbull.
Keech offer palliative care to both adults and children, as well as extended support to their friends and families.
"Our excellent specialist care supports adults and children to live pain and symptom free, to spend untroubled time with their family and friends, to understand what’s happening to them, to stay out of hospital and to make the most of the time they have." https://www.keech.org.uk/about/
Their support has been invaluable to Hannah and Rhys Ford, friends of the cycling team. Their daughter Ophelia was born with an extremely rare neurological condition known as Canavan Disease.
Canavan affects the the brains ability to communicate with the rest of the body, thus inhibiting motor control and the development of muscle, amongst many other impediments.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
If you are unable to provide financial support to the fundraiser, using the above links, please consider sharing their JustGiving page on social media and inform your friends and family of the cause.