From Scotland to Suffolk: A 350-mile ‘cycle to work’ to help fight blood cancer

Scimcon details the winding road taken by two of its members, who are cycling from Scotland to Suffolk to raise money for Blood Cancer UK.

Scimcon’s Geoff Parker and Joscelin Smith will be cycling an impressive 350 miles in just three days in early June – but this isn’t merely a fitness exercise. Scimcon is fundraising for Blood Cancer UK, a charity that provides vital services and support for all those affected by the disease. Through research, care and outreach, the charity is committed to the fight against leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and all other types of blood cancer.

This is a cause particularly close to Scimcon’s heart, as a member of the organisation has a personal connection to blood cancer – find out more about their story here. This link has made the team even more determined to raise as much money as possible for charity, even if it results in some sore legs!

The route

The pair will be starting in Scotland, heading past Hadrian’s wall and into Cumbria, before cycling south-east through the Yorkshire Dales – we hope the weather co-operates and the two are treated to some picturesque views.

Both of our Scimcon cyclists have been putting themselves through their paces through various training sessions recently, and by the time they hit the midlands, we suspect they’ll be glad that they did! Once they have gone past Cambridge, however, they’ll know they are onto the final straight. Finally arriving at Scimcon HQ in Newmarket, the intrepid travellers will be grateful of a sit down.

Good luck to both, we hope the practice pays off!

It’s time to beat blood cancer

Scimcon has committed to Blood Cancer UK as our company charity since 2021, to support the charity’s drive towards life-saving research.

Blood Cancer UK has been dedicated to beating blood cancer for the last 64 years, investing more than £500 million in research to transform treatments and save lives. And there is no doubt that the money raised has changed the world for those affected by blood cancer. In the early 2000’s, only 41% of people diagnosed with leukaemia survived five years – today, the figure stands at 52%. Even greater improvements have been recorded in survival rates for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma.

Support a good cause

Scimcon has set up a Just Giving page to allow for contributions to Blood Cancer UK, with the aim of raising £5,000. If you would like to contribute and support a worthwhile charity, or if you would like more information about the bike ride, visit the page and make a donation today:

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For more information, please contact one of the Scimcon team today

+44 (1638) 661 631


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