Embarking on his first ever cycle challenge Signs Express (Falkirk) centre owner, Steve McMurray took part on a 68 mile bike ride, competing in the Sportive Kinross 2014. With a total ascent of 2840 feet, the event took place on 26th April and Steve completed the challenge in 4hrs 49min cycling time.
Steve wanted to cycle the route as his own personal challenge but also raise much needed funds for CHAS (Children's Hospice Association Scotland). He has raised an amazing £1310 so far – to donate please visit www.justgiving.com/steve-mcmurray
CHAS is a charity that provides hospice services in Scotland for children and young people who have life-shortening conditions for which there is no known cure. CHAS currently runs two children's hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch. CHAS also provides a home care service called CHAS at Home. – For more information about CHAS and what they do to support families and children please visit their website at www.chas.org.uk/.
Steve McMurray said, 'My good friend Trevor said one day, lets cycle from Inverness to Dunblane. Typical me, I agreed first and panicked about it later. Needless to say I'm now hooked on cycling. I thought I would celebrate my first ever cycling even by raising some money for CHAS.
Many thanks to everyone who has donated to this worthy cause.'
Steve McMurray is the owner of Signs Express Falkirk and has been trading for over 10 years. It's been a family tradition for over 35 years and Steve has 20 years personal experience in the sign industry so you are ensured you will be dealt with by a knowledgeable team.
For further information please visit www.signsexpress.co.uk/falkirk
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Here we see Steve in training.Here we see Steve in training. The route that Steve cycled.The route that Steve cycled. A triumphant Steve at the finish line.A triumphant Steve at the finish line. Steve with fellow cyclists.Steve with fellow cyclists.