Mark's night ride for Transition group

Published on: 12 Aug 2013

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Among hundreds taking part in a 102-mile overnight cycle ride there will be one man raising money to help fund a series of community projects in Keynsham.

Mark Penny is joining the Exmouth Exodus on August 17-18, starting from Clifton in Bristol at around 10pm and cycling all the way to Exmouth, which he hopes to reach at around 7am the next day for a well-earned fry-up.

Mark said: “Not only is this a long distance to cover in one go but at night makes things a little more tricky. I will be joined by another 250 riders of all abilities and on a range of bikes so I won’t be alone.”

Mark is a member of not-for-profit community group Transition Keynsham and he hopes to raise hundreds of pounds to help keep its various projects going, including the Plot in the Park, a vegetable patch in Keynsham Memorial Park, the group's Wellsway wildflower patch and the Wombles litter-pickers.

He added: “As we are a community group for the community the more money we can raise the more projects we can run.”

To find out more about the ride and to sponsor Mark, go to http://keynshamt.wordpress.com/sponsored-bike-ride/.

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