4th Oct '19

CEO raises funds for Berkshire Youth


 A great big thank you to those that sponsored our Chief Executive, David Seward, on his swim, cycle and run around Newbury.  After the failed attempt to get to start in the 2018 Newbury Triathlon proved a jinx for him after prolapsing 2 disc in his back and then having the surgery on  his shoulder in July 2019 the pressure was on.  With a 300 metre swim, 22 km cycle and a 5km run and a field of athletes that included Great Britain representative and first timers he firmly fitted in the middle of the field, broken and tired.  It was a pleasure to swim in the Newbury Lido and everyone had forgetten how great an outdoor pool it is, they then cycled along the Lambourn road, through Boxford and Welford (home of our Patron) and the Great British bake off, then back through Wickham to Newbury via the B4000.  The 5 k run took everyone out along the Lambourn valley way and back along the Kennet and Avon Canal with a final lap around the Newbury Cricket club fields.  ‘What a pleasure to be doing the event alongside my daughter and son, great fun and a significant achievement considering the preparation.’ 

Overall £300 was raised for Berkshire youth, a great day and great event.