Richard Huish College students on target ahead of London to Paris cycle (From Somerset County Gazette)
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Richard Huish College students on target ahead of London to Paris cycle
1:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014 in News
TWO Taunton students preparing for the challenge of a lifetime have almost reached their fundraising target with two months to spare – but are still calling on you to show your support.
Josh Arnold, 17, and George Gilham, 18, who both study at Richard Huish College, will test their stamina with a London to Paris cycle ride in September – in less than 24 hours.
The pair set themselves a target of £2,800 - £10 for each mile they will ride - and have surpassed the £2,000 mark, which will be donated to Somerset Sight.
Josh said: "We’ve been thrilled with the support we received from both businesses and individuals. “We have had sponsorship and support from Samson Office Supplies, GA Helliar & Son, Carly Press and WPA - Porter Dobson and want to thank them for their generous support.”
To sponsor the duo, call Somerset Sight on 01823-366147 or show your support on Twitter @LondontoParis24
Alternatively, you can visit their fundraising page.