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Lands End to John O'Groats

by Aidan Prendergast

745.80 €

raised so far. Fundraising target 508 €






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Hi All,

Re: Lands End to John O'Groats bike ride over 12 days this July

When a couple of people suggested this mad escapade could be used for good it seemed daft not to, even though I still have bad memories of various sponsored events back as a kid - a decade or so ago (!!). Luckily after many years it's also been long enough for the 108 mile Dartmoor Classic to have faded from my mind (hence the somewhat grim picture) - as the last day of this will be more miles than that. 

TED speaker Matthieu Ricard gave a talk at an event I attended a couple of years ago. His Karuna-Shechen charity provides an inspiring mix of localism in action, supporting education, organic vegetables and health services in a culturally sensitive context. They are working toward building a better future for those in Tibet, Nepal and India - as detailed further down the page. 

My 'target' is a Euro for every couple of miles. While the key thing will be the challenge of the hardest physical event I've yet attempted, it would be wonderful to also improve the lives of those facing much more fundamental challenges daily. 

Thanks for your attention and please do choose to support this terrific cause if you can. 

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Richard Voyce

15 €


Daniel Cox

30 €

Congratulations on your epic ride!


Tracy Woods

15 €

Well done!!!


Tom Donoghue

50 €

Super impressed Aidan. Must have taken a lot of guts and determination to hang in there. Well done!


Barry Wilde

10 €

Well done Aidan. Did it with a couple of mates many years ago, and loved it. Brought back some happy memories.


Jessica Levy

30 €


Suzie OʼBrien

30 €

Well done Aidan!


David Skingley

20 €


Rachael Bishop

20 €

Well done x


Margaret O'Sullivan

15 €

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Karuna-Shechen is a humanitarian organization, founded by Matthieu Ricard in 2000, helping communities in India, Nepal and Tibet break the circle of poverty and reach their full potential. 

We give people who are vulnerable access to health care, education, training, clean water; solar electricity, and other sustainable solutions and opportunities. 

Rooted in the ideal of "compassion in action", we serve others with joy and determination by cultivating altruism in our hearts and actions.

On behalf of our beneficiaries and all of us in Karuna-Shechen, THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for your support.

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