Deloitte trio complete 1,000 mile bike ride in support of ParalympicsGB

Three cyclists from Deloitte in Birmingham have successfully completed a 1,000 mile bike ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Ashley Hollinshead, Lindsay Buckenham and Ant Thomas joined hundreds of other cyclists as they crossed the finish line after nine days in the saddle. Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell led the 500 cyclists into Land’s End to complete the epic journey.

The cyclists, which included Paralympic gold medallists Sarah Storey and Danny Crates, were taking part in the Deloitte Ride Across Britain to help raise money for ParalympicsGB.

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Deloitte staff raise £1m in one month for charity

Staff and partners at business advisory firm Deloitte have raised £1million for charity in just one month.

The money, which will be donated to the firm’s nominated charity partners, was raised from a series of events and activities, including the inaugural Deloitte Ride Across Britain from John O’Groats to Land’s End and the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge in London.

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One thousand miles for one million pounds

In just over 100 days, four people from Deloitte’s Birmingham office will take to the roads of Britain as part of a cycling team bidding to raise £1m for ParalympicsGB over the next four years.

On June 12 2010, more than 100 cyclists from the firm will embark on a 1,000 mile ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End as part of the Deloitte ‘Ride Across Britain’. Continue reading