Stratford supermarket staff cycle 54 miles for charity

PUBLISHED: 07:00 17 July 2015

Morrisons staff Mel Robortin, Sheila Suddell and Pat Moyle

Morrisons staff Mel Robortin, Sheila Suddell and Pat Moyle


Staff at a Stratford supermarket have cycled from London to Brighton for charity – without moving an inch.

The static bike ride at Morrisons, The Grove, saw a team of employees pedal 54 miles over two days, replicating the iconic cycle race by creating a beach theme.

Raffles, face painting and a guess the number of pebbles in the jar competition were also held at the weekend to help raise even more money.

Their efforts helped to raise £450 for Sue Ryder, which provides hospice care and support to patients and their families.

The store’s community champion Pat Moyle said: “The seaside-themed static cycle ride was a lot of fun and we’re delighted to have raised such a fantastic amount.

“As always, our customers were extremely generous.”

The static ride was done in support of colleagues who will take on the challenge for real in September.

In total, staff from the south east region hope to raise £80,000 for the charity.

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