macmillan king of the mountains challenge

Bakerloo south group health and safety rep / adventurer Joe Thompson is going to conquer the alps on a bicycle in aid of macmillan cancer support. Joes challenge which takes place between 17th and 21st of september 2009 and will include 3 days covering 315km of the alps toughest cycling peaks made famous by the tour de france, this includes Col du Galibier and alp d,Huez.
It promises to be the toughest challenge of my life cycling the undulating countryside and steep climbs but i feel macmillan are well worth the effort.
Each day in the uk 739 people are told they have cancer,more than 2 million people in the uk today have had a cancer diagnosis and more than 1 in 3 will be diagnosed at some time in their life. Macmillan offer a range of services that includes nurses, doctors, and other health and social care professionals,cancer care centres,a range of cancer information, practical support at home and financially and is funded entirely through peoples generosity.
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