Marathon cycle ride charity hope

PUBLISHED: 16:37 24 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:33 10 June 2010

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24: TWO young cyclists have headed off on a grand journey across the country to raise money for an Exmouth charity. James Kelly, 17, of Salterton Road, and 17-year-old Dan Barker-Dey, Tower Street, are cycling for two and a half weeks from Land's End to John

TWO young cyclists have headed off on a grand journey across the country to raise money for an Exmouth charity.James Kelly, 17, of Salterton Road, and 17-year-old Dan Barker-Dey, Tower Street, are cycling for two and a half weeks from Land's End to John O'Groats to raise money for the Open Door Centre.James, an Exmouth Community College student, said: "We thought this was a great cause - the work they do and the services they provide in Exmouth arereally good."The boys, who have raised £2000 so far, have been consistently training for three months, with endurance rides and over rough terrain, set off on Monday.The Open Door Centre offers warm food and services to homeless people and has just introduced the nightshift project which helps young people on a Saturday night, providing them with a 'safe zone' at their late night cafe. To sponsor James and Dan email james5555@btinternet.com

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