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Kenny's 50th Birthday Inspires 517 Mile Bike Ride

Edinburgh Castle

Victoria Monument, London


Garry Telford and I will be cycling from Edinburgh to London to raise funds for the Myotubular Trust. The idea came from as we were looking to do something different to mark my 50th birthday so we decided to set off on a real test of our sense and fitness, neither of which are particularly good.

We’ve decided to cycle through the capital cities of Great Britain and Ireland, (opting not to go via Douglas on the Isle of Man because of the time it would add to the trip).

The trip which will last 9 days will take us from Edinburgh Castle through, Belfast, Dublin, and Cardiff then on to London. We’ll be staying overnight at Carrick Dale House, Newry, Avalon house, Dublin, Llys Ednowain Hostel, Mid Wales Bunkhouse, Premier Inn, Aberdare all Wales, Premier Inn, Emersons Green and Newbury Travel Lodge in England before finishing after a distance of 517 miles at the Victoria Monument outside Buckingham Palace in London.

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Written by Kenny Monaghan