Round Britain charity cyclist to pass through Whitby and Scarborough

A Yorkshire man has set himself an intrepid challenge to cycle around the coast of Britain to raise money for charity.

Wednesday, 29th July 2020, 8:23 am
Ryan at John o'Groats

Ryan Anderton set off from his home town of Keighley in West Yorkshire on July 12 and intends to cycle over 5,000 miles clockwise around the coast of Britain.

He is aiming to raise money for five charities including NHS Charities Together, Mental Health Foundation, Children's Heart Surgery Fund, Hammersley Homes & Everton in the Community.

The schedule for #RyanRidesAroundBritain has so far seen him travel from Blackpool, up around the coast of Scotland and he is due in Scarborough on July 29. All being well he will finish his journey at Blackpool on August 19.

Ryan at Trump International Golf Links in Scotland

So far he has raised over £2,700. If you would like to support him further, his fundraising page may be found at uk.virginmoneygiving.com/CyclingAroundBritainYou can find Ryan’s route on hiskomoot profile. See planned routes below.

https://www.komoot.com/user/595435558302/tours?type=plannedOr follow his progress via Strava https://www.strava.com/athletes/19182813You can follow also follow Ryan’s progress on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn by searching #RyanRidesAroundBritain.

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