Fundraising for Practical Action
Around the world, our supporters are going to incredible lengths to raise money for Practical Action's projects.
This was not the first time Simon attempted this journey. Two years ago he set out to cycle around 1500km from Lake Geneva to the Med and back again, unfortunately his challenge was cut short on his 2nd day of the return leg when he came off his bike and broke his jaw. This was a small set...Read more
Day 1 5:30am. The silence is broken by the sound of a loud PA system playing the opening lyric of a Queen song. ‘I want to ride my bicycle...’ I’m not in a comfortable bed at home but in a tent in a field with 500 other tent dwellers. Breathing out creates a fog o...Read more
"Doing the 200km / 120 mile night time cycle ride from London to Suffolk for Practical Action was one of the most energising, enthralling and life affirming experiences I’ve ever had!" A personal account of the 200km Dunwich Dynamo cycle ride by Kirstie Wielandt.Read more
From Ortis Deley, TV presenter, DJ and former host of The Gadget Show ... On 9th June 2012, I am taking part in Nightrider, a unique 100 km bike ride through London at night. Just to make it a bit harder, I'll be going to do my radio show at Choice FM straight afterwards, so that...Read more
Congratulations to James Schumacher, the son of radical economist E.F. Schumacher who did a gruelling 1,000 mile bike ride across some of Europe’s toughest terrain to mark his father’s centenary and raise awareness for the charity he founded in 1966. James Schumacher, alongside...Read more