EVENT ROUND UP: Success as 50 riders take on the four day Couch Classic challenge in aid of Teens Unite

After taking part last year, our Directors David Lewis and Christopher Head, alongside Sales Broker, Alex Head took on the Couch Classic challenge yet again. Teaming up with Islandbridge Capital,  Sunseeker London were delighted to host this years Couch Classic in the beautiful Tuscan countryside.

The team ready to take on the Couch Classic challenge

In aid of Teens Unite, over 50 riders descended on the Tuscan countryside to embark on an enlightening cycle through the enchanting towns and landscapes that characterise the region whilst raising funds for Teens Unite. The event took place over three days from the 6th-8th October, covering a total distance of 236km with a total climb of total climb 13,000ft.

Group Sales Director, Christopher Head and Eddie Jordan

The first day challenged the riders to cycle to the small medieval town of San Gimignano in the province of Sienna, before meandering up into the hilly town of Volterra.

Day one challenged the riders to cycle to the beautiful town of San Gimignano

Day two tested the riders fitness with a hilly journey up to the medieval town of Castellina in Chianti and from there on to Panzano, before continuing on to Radda, the capital of Chianti.

The cyclists raised money for such a fantastic cause

With two days down, the riders were ready to take on the final day cycling to the historical city of Sienna, followed by the final leg of the journey into the Italian region of Buonconvento.

Group Managing Director, David Lewis with three determined riders

Teens Unite is the only charity in the UK to provide ongoing support to 13-24 year old’s fighting cancer from diagnosis through to post-remission. Teens Unite brings them together through workshops and activities so they can spend valuable time with others their age in a similar situation to themselves.

Our fantastic cyclists after completing the Couch Classic in the the beautiful Tuscan hills
 We are delighted to announce that over £85,000 has been raised so far, with £18,550 contributed from Sunseeker London! But we still need your help – go to one of our just giving pages to donate to this fantastic charity, registered charity number 1118361.:

www.Justgiving.com/c-head1

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alex-head4

The Sunseeker London Group would like to congratulate everyone who took part, helped or donated towards the Couch Classic.

Sunseeker London | 34-36 Davies Street | Mayfair | London | W1K 4NF | +44 (0) 207 355 0980 | events@sunseekerlondon.com | www.sunseekerlondon.com

 

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