Monday, August 10, 2020
Home News Canal cycle for Farsley lads' cancer fundraiser

Canal cycle for Farsley lads’ cancer fundraiser

A group of Farsley cricketers will cycle 122 miles to raise money for Leeds Cancer Support.

Nine lads will cycle from Liverpool to Farsley Cricket Club along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, which is around 122 miles.

The cycle, which it’s hoped will take around 12 hours to complete, has been organised by Farsley’s Mathew Lumb. He said:

“Like many others in the world cancer has torn families apart. My family and close friends are no different. I always thought growing up it will never happen to my family or friends… how wrong I was.

“Life really is too short. So as I’m fit and healthy i want to raise some money to help go towards Leeds Cancer Support to show my support in the amazing job day in and day out people do for many loved ones.”

Farsley cricketers taking part in the challenge are Mathew Lumb, Chris Beech, Matthew Revis (Yorkshire CCC), Ryan Blackburn, Jamie Blackburn, James Hoyland, Richard Sutcliffe & Kesar Arshad.

Also joining the cycle is Jordan Lilley (Bradford Bulls) who is raising money for Alzheimer’s society in memory of his late grandfather.

You can donate here.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent Posts

New website will explore Armley’s heritage and future, thanks to grant

A Leeds organisation which supports creative practitioners has netted £1,200 to develop a website to explore Armley's local heritage and stories.

Street drinking restrictions in Armley, Farsley and Pudsey up for review – have your say

People are being urged to have their say on restrictions brought in to tackle street drinking and anti-social behaviour in Armley, Farsley...

Mark’s History: That ‘monstrous abortion’ – Richardshaw Lane!

So is it Richardshaw Lane, Rickershaw Lane or Ricardshaw Lane? writes Mark Stevenson. On all of the Ordnance Survey...

Work starts on River Aire fish passes at Armley and Newlay

Work has started to install fish passes on two weirs in West Leeds, as part of a multi-million project to allow salmon...

Stay Connected

2,355FansLike
365FollowersFollow
3,201FollowersFollow