BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge

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Date(s) - 07/11/2014 - 14/11/2014
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Sixteen year old Matthew part of Team Rickshaw 2014 for BBC Children in Need

The One Show has announced the return of the Rickshaw Challenge! We are delighted to confirm that our RaceRunner, Matthew, has been selected for the challenge, following his involvement with Cerebral Palsy Sport. To read Matthew’s story and see his video click here.

Matthew’s journey begins, and we will be sharing his blog with you over the next few days as he takes on the Rickshaw Challenge 2014 for BBC Children in Need.

Message from Matthew’s mum on Thursday 6th November “Well it’s really started! Matthew has had a full day with team rickshaw preparing and planning, it’s really becoming clear the amount of planning, people and effort it’s going to take. It’s a 5:30 breakfast followed by leaving at 6:30. The rickshaw leaves the start line at 7:20 with Matthew riding 3rd tomorrow morning. He’s excited but nervous.”

His journey:

Day 1 Friday 7th November – Manchester to Blackpool – complete!
Day 2 Saturday 8th November – Blackpool to Liverpool – complete!
Day 3, Sunday 9th November, Liverpool to Buxton – complete!
Day 4, Monday 10th November, Buxton to Nottingham – complete!
Day 5, Tuesday 11th November, Nottingham to Alton – complete! .
Day 6, Wednesday 12th November, Alton to Coventry – complete!
Day 7, Thursday 13th November, Coventry to Misbourne Valley – complete!
Day 8, Friday 14th November, Misbourne Valley to ‘Walford’, Elstree – complete!

A huge congratulations to all involved in the 2014 BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge and for raising over £2.3 million!!

Read Matthew’s full blog here.

For full press release issued by BBC Children in Need click here.

If you would like to donate to Cerebral Palsy Sport and support other children like Matthew, then please click here.

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