September 27th, 2016

Employees put pedal power to the test for charity ride

Employees put pedal power to the test for charity ride Employees put pedal power to the test for charity ride

A TEAM of ten employees from Forest of Arden Marriot Hotel and Country Club have pushed themselves to extreme lengths to complete a 52 mile bike ride and raise money for three charities.

The charitable staff took to the road and cycled to Breadsall Priory – racking up more than £460 along the way.

All money raised will be split between The Prince’s Trust, Acorn’s Children Hospice and British Heart Foundation – all charites close to the competitors’ hearts.

Event Organiser, Kirstir Cooper said: “As a team we wanted to really push ourselves to raise money for these fantastic charities, that make a huge difference nationally and locally, and this seemed like the perfect challenge.

“We all trained for months and were thrilled to finish the ride in 5 hours and 13 minutes. We are really grateful to everyone who sponsored us, especially the customers and staff at the hotel.”

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