Category: Charity

Shona Cannings Great North Run – The Journey

2nd August 2014 and I turned 49 I knew this was going to be a challenging year ahead. Youngest son Torin off to Uni so family life was changing forever. I also always had in my mind that I needed to do something special to celebrate reaching my half century – this was all the …

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Mrs Dobbers First Triathlon!!

  Mrs Dobber’s Blenheim Palace Journey………. So after 2 years of being a WAG I thought it was about time to see what this racing malarkey was all about.  So which triathlon do you pick? I wanted one that was far away (so no one would come and see me make a plonker of myself) …

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Keyo Brigg Bomber Quadrathlon – 26th May 2013

The European Quadrathlon Championships took place in Brigg (North Lincolnshire). Steve Clark (GBR) and the German athlete Lisa Hirschfelder won the European title over the distance of 1.5k swim, 7k kayak, 36k bike and 11k run.

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Paul Kirk North Lincs Sportive 2013

    The third year of the Paul Kirk North Lincs Cyclosportive has been a resounding success! A record number of riders took to the course this year, 290 riders this year, the biggest number in the events history so far. Riders keenly registered from 7am on this some what blustery morning, anticipating the ride …

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Paul Kirk Memorial North Lincs CycloSportive

Sunday saw an excellent turnout for the Paul Kirk Memorial North Lincs Cyclosportive, renamed  this year in memory of a Scunthorpe rider who died, aged 50, while taking part in the inaugural event last year.

140 mile Swim in aid of Sport Relief

Spare a thought for the energetic staff at Ancholme Leisure Centre tonight, they have set themselves a gruelling challenge of an overnight 140-mile swim in aid of Sport Relief. Forty volunteers will take it in turns to swim 20 lengths of the leisure centre’s 25 metre pool between 8pm on Saturday, March 24 and 8am …

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The Paul Kirk North Lincs’ CycloSportive

The sportive is basically a long training ride with the useful addition of a map and directions. The ride will set off from the Ancholme Leisure Centre at 8am and riders will be able to choose whether they do the full 100 miles or cut the route short to 100 km when they reach Market …

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£1024 Raised for Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Cheque presentation to Lindsey Lodge

A cheque has been presented to Vivian Vincent of Lindsey Lodge for £1024 from a number of Lincsquad representatives which was raised earlier this year from the North Lincs CycloSportive with over 140 cyclists taking part. A big massive thanks has to go to Matt Porter who was the lead organiser for the event and also to …

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Swimming the Humber Estuary

Humber Estuary Swim Group

I recently agreed to swim the Humber in aid of the Humber Rescue and that day had finally arrived! The alarm went off at 7am and I dragged myself out of bed after what I can only describe as a heavy evening celebrating my wifes 40th birthday! Having made such excellent pre-event preparations I spent the next …

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