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Evans Cycles back Leeds MP’s charity challenge bid

April 13, 2012 10:38 AM

Greg and Mike EvansMember of Parliament for Leeds North West, Greg Mulholland, has today welcomed the sponsorship of cycle shop, Evans Cycles, for his mammoth Jane Tomlinson Appeal 10th anniversary challenge in support of the Appeal, Kidz in Kampz and the Leeds Rugby Foundation.

Later this month, Greg will join Mike and Rebecca Tomlinson, along with a team including four time Ironman champion, Chrissie Wellington and West Yorkshire Police officer, Bob Bowman, in taking on an 8 days challenge, completing the Paris Marathon and a 6 day cycle route to London ahead of the London Marathon via Hull and the Jane Tomlinson Appeal's home turf of Yorkshire.

Evans Cycles, has today announced their support for Greg in his huge challenge and are providing the bike on which he will attempt the massive 600 mile cycle from Paris to London during the challenge.

Greg will be raising money for three Leeds based charities, the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, Kidz in Kampz and the Leeds Rugby Foundation. Bob is also raising funds for the Jane Tomlinson Appeal and the Leeds Rugby Foundation.

Greg is asking people to sponsor him as he attempts this mammoth challenge by going to justgiving http://www.justgiving.com/Greg-Mulholland-Jane-Tomlinson-Challenge or by text 70070 with the code 'GMJT70' followed by the amount. eg: GMJT70 £10 or via cheques, payable to the Jane Tomlinson Appeal to his office at Wainwright House, 12 Holt Park Centre, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 7SR.

Greg commented:

"I am delighted that Evans Cycles are supporting me, as I join the Jane Tomlinson 10th anniversary challenge.

"With the mammoth cycle between the Paris and London Marathon, I am especially grateful for their support in providing me with a proper bike and their expert advice and hope it will help me cross both finish lines!"

Evans Cycle spokesperson, Michelle Arthurs, commented further:

"We are proud to be sponsoring Greg in this challenge, and to be involved in such a fantastic event for three great causes.

"We are honoured that Mr Mulholland chose us to supply his bike, and pleased that he is taking the time to raise the profile of the charities, and of cycling as a healthy pursuit.

"We wish the team every success, both in fundraising and throughout the ride."