Baxi charity riders raise £3,000 for Marie Curie
Published: 15 June, 2015
A total distance of 600km was cycled overnight by Baxi staff members, raising more than £3,000 for the Marie Curie charity.
The team of 10 cyclists rode through the night of Saturday 06 June and Sunday 07 June, joining over 3000 other fundraisers on the annual Nightrider event at Lee Valley VeloPark, London.
Beginning at 11.30pm, each member cycled 60km through the city, starting and finishing at the VeloPark and taking in the capital’s best sights.
The event is a major fundraiser for hundreds of good causes, including Marie Curie, Baxi’s dedicated charity for 2015.
Marie Curie provides care and support for more than 40,000 terminally ill people and their families in the UK each year.
Danny Rayner, a member of staff at Baxi who completed the route, said: “We chose to continue to support the Marie Curie charity this year as we wanted to help them in their mission to continue offering vital care and assistance to people living with a terminal illness and their families.
“The support from our sponsors has been phenomenal and has also helped us smash through our original fundraising target of £1,750, so we’d like to offer our thanks to everyone.”