Girls Get Off Their Podium For Prostate Cancer
Angel-Clare and Polly take on the 80km cycle challenge for charity
This September the Tour of Britain podium girls will be stepping off their podium and getting on their bikes to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity
Having spent two years as podium girls, presenting prizes to world-class cyclists during the Tour of Britain and Halford's Tour Series professional cycling races, Chiswick girls, Angel-Clare Grant, 28, and Polly Rands, 24, decided to get off their podium and onto their bikes to raise money and awareness for The Prostate Cancer Charity.
They both took part in the 20 Km London Tour Ride and raised nearly £2,000 in sponsorship for the Charity as well as getting the thrill of cycling the same route that the professionals rode later that day www.tourride.co.uk
This year they have decided to go that extra mile, or extra 60Km in fact, and take on the 80Km Challenge ride of the Stoke on Trent Tour Ride taking place on 26th September as well as once again taking part in the London Ride that takes place ahead of the 2010 Tour of Britain final on the 18th September. Also the most recent of the podium girls, Lauren Bason, 18, is set to join them! Lauren is thrilled to be a part of the team and hopes that her experience as a cyclist with the Wolverhampton Wheelers as well as being the partner of professional cyclist Andy Tennant, will help make the training that little bit easier.
Angel-Clare who has had a close family member with prostate cancer is looking forward to raising as much awareness of this diseases as possible. "Due to its nature many people don't feel they can discuss prostate cancer, a disease that 35,000 men are diagnosed with and that 10,000 per year in the UK die from and this is why the Tour Rides are such great opportunities to get people talking."
Angel, Polly and Lauren have a dedicated sponsorship page should you wish to sponsor them or better yet why not sign up and join their team!
July 12, 2010