Charity leader set to pedal the UK
Seasoned cyclist, Elaine Styles, will be pedalling hard during May as she sets out from Land’s End to John O’Groats raising funds for her charity, Vision Care for Homeless People.
Hoping to raise £1,000 through sponsorship, Elaine, as chair of the charity, knows the sum will keep all four of the vision clinics running for two weeks each, as she explained –
“It is good to have a target and as I am cycling I will have this thought very much in mind. Cycling with my husband, we have 900 miles to cover during the ten days. We have tracked the route and are prepared for the 45 hill climbs. The first day will bring 12 through Cornwall, so that will be tough. I am most looking forward to cycling around the lakes in Scotland.”
Elaine commutes to work each day from North London to her job as an optometrist at Specs of Kensington (pictured here with practice owner and supporter, Daska Barnett).
“I love the freedom of cycling. It is certainly a fantastic way to get around,” she added.