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09.17.2012
Orbit Developments MD chalks up 150 mile bike ride in aid of Prostate Cancer
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dawndev

Orbit Developments Managing Director, Tony Jones recently tookpart in a gruelling 150 mile cycle ride as part of a 35 strong teamdedicated to raising funds for their chosen charity – The ProstateCancer Charity.

The team who train on a regular basis in preparation for eventssuch as this, embarked on the cycle event over a 2 day period. Thearduous route started at Timperley with the cyclists crossing thefinish line at Ross on Wye, a small market town inHerefordshire.  Day 1 consisted of an intense 90 miles throughthe Cheshire countryside and onto Staffordshire with day 2consisting of 60 miles heading towards the county ofHerefordshire.

Collectively the team raised an impressive £13,000 for charitysurpassing their target of £5,000. Employees at Orbit Developmentshelped Tony alone raise £1,600 for the charity.

Tony Jones, Managing Director of Orbit Developments said: “Theevent was fantastic and we are delighted with the considerableamount we raised collectively for The Prostate Cancer Charity.Everyone got into the spirit of the event and being part of a teamof 35 made the aches and pains along the way a little morebearable. We really looked forward to the well-earned beer waitingfor us at the end of the route!”.

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