Biggleswade Campus help fight Ebola

The BikeAThon

PBCC children attending Biggleswade Campus from years 7 to 13, and other volunteers, had a sponsored bikeathon round Grafham Water on Saturday 21st February to raise money for the British Red Cross Ebola Appeal. A target of £5,000.00 was exceeded before the bikeathon even began and the appeal closed at £6,181.00 (plus Gift Aid)!!  Click here to view the MyDonate page. Well done everyone, and a big thank you to our generous sponsors ! …

 

About the venue

 Set in 2,400 acres of beautiful countryside, the Grafham Water 10-mile cycle path caters for all abilities, from gentle tarmac paths for the young to challenging terrains for the daring.   The Rutland Cycling shop  offers sale or hire of a wide range of quality bikes and a number of our riders used their cycles for the day.  They offered a generous discount to riders supporting the Red Cross appeal – Thank you Rutland Cycling!!

 

The Ebola Crisis

 Since the outbreak was confirmed, there have been 20,656 cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal, and 8,153 deaths. British Red Cross urgently needs support to help fight this terrifying disease.  Please read their Snapshot below to understand more what they are doing to help. 

Since the outbreak was confirmed, there have been 20,656 cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal, and 8,153 deaths. British Red Cross urgently needs support to help fight this disease.

Ebola Outbreak Snapshot

PBCC Children from years 7 to 13, and other volunteers, are carrying out a sponsored bikeathon round Grafham Water Cycle Path on Saturday 21/02/15 to raise money for the British Red Cross Ebola Appeal. Their target is to reach £5000.00!

Map of Graffham Water

Set in 2,400 acres of beautiful countryside, the Grafham Water 10 mile cycle path caters for all abilities, from gentle tarmac paths for the young to challenging terrains for the daring. The weather is looking good so give it all you’ve got cyclists!

Graffham Water By Twilight

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Red Cross Bikeathon

42 thoughts on “Biggleswade Campus help fight Ebola”

  1. a friend says:

    Way to go Shaz 🙂 Well Done!

    1. .......!! says:

      yar..well done shaz……and all the rest of you!!!!!!

      GR8 work……..

    2. zox says:

      Hi shazzy wel dun 4 ur biking.
      glad u got ur target 😉

      well done 2 the rest too!

  2. cyclist says:

    That was a COOL day! (apart from the interviewing)

  3. cotcampstudent says:

    awesome stuff….. looks like cool fun… wish we’d cud do summat like that at r skool but no such luck….. we’ll keep pushing 4 it tho…..
    gud 2 help those with ebola 2…

  4. Well done 2 the person who did 90miles……….u r like AMAZIN………..u could go 2 london and back…..

    FAIR PLAY

    1. !!!!! says:

      CRUMBS…..
      I take it u like cycling??

  5. bling says:

    hey WELL DONE ALL OF YOU!! =D
    good on ya Laila…
    glad it’s 4 a very good cause as well.

  6. mikayla says:

    did you have good fun
    looks like you did briiiiiillllllll.
    goodonya

  7. dweeb says:

    VERY WELL MADE VIDEO! 🙂
    Good to see you again Kelsa – did you not like the look of the puddles! 🙂

    WOW £7,287.00 (including gift aid) – that is INCREDIBLE – such a worthy cause too
    WELLDONE Biggleswade Campus!

  8. A&J says:

    A fantastic team effort and great result….. and we all had a great day as well!! good job team.

  9. ?!? says:

    cool girls keep going
    more mud the better
    go Camilla

  10. Phil says:

    Well done everyone! So good that we beat our target:)

  11. Granny says:

    Covered in mud and still smiling! Well done girls!

  12. dunce says:

    nice one lads

    keep supporting the good work they do

  13. Grace says:

    Thank you for raising funds to fight the Ebola virus; a plague that has caused so much heartbreak.

  14. Pablo says:

    Well done everyone. Still finding mud in places you didn’t know you had!!

  15. Blondie... says:

    WELL DONE EVERYONE!!
    A great day was had by all….. 🙂
    Also a massive thank you to everyone who sponsored us and helped us to exceed our target!!

  16. Fantastic! says:

    Brilliant effort – well worth fighting for!

    Keep us posted with pictures, videos and progress!

    Well done! 🙂

  17. longeaton campus kid says:

    good on you Daniel, Mark, and all the rest! did you fall off ??????
    lucky things did you see the sun set ???? will you be doing it again- hope you smash your target- better start telling others about it hadn’t I?

  18. heyy !! says:

    Yeh would luv to see sum vids & pics…
    incredible amount u’ve raised for a very good cause 🙂 ….good on ya !!

  19. jonathan says:

    Excellent support for a much needed international issue. Trust the weather holds out for you. Much energy for all cyclists!

  20. ?!? says:

    love to see some vids of this day
    Sounds great fun

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