Happy Friday 07/03/2014
Foxla Brownlee is back and writes:
My HALF Ironman
Place: Florida – Home of Mr M Mouse
Date: 13th April – same day as London Marathon
Weather: Hot & Humid – not great for the Undercarriage
The only way I can get one day away from Disney World was to sign up for this HALF Ironman (I may even be able to get my IM tattoo finished!!)
Tough one to start the year off, training for the Florida Heat during a UK winter has not been ideal !!!
Well done Foxy-you will nail it and good luck with the‘ Undercarriage‘
Team Spadgeeeeee are back and Ant writes:
‘On the first May bank holiday Darren, Simon and Spadgee will be
walking the 87 mile Ridgeway Walk. This will be over a marathon a day for three days
with no support and rough camping over night - Bear Grylls style
without the eating of crickets, grass hoppers and bats‘
Great challenge chaps, best of luck-if stuck could always boil up some ‘ ear soup ‘ –think there is spare to go around!
A big O2e welcome to Sandra and she is definitely NOT easing her way in gently!!
Sandra has signed up for 4 great Events and has thrown herself right in at the deep end walking around Europe and writes:
Thanks again for a fab, fab evening. You made us feel so welcome and I’m so excited to get more involved. I don’t know whether you need all my event details but I thought I’d share them with you, just in case!
4.May Bridge Bungee Jump Middlesbrough
24./25. May London 2 Brighton Challenge (100km)
15.-18. July Nijmegen Marches Holland (4x50km)
8./9. August Deathmarch (Dodentocht 100km) Belgium
13.14. Sept Thames Path Challenge (100km)
There will be some sort of tri relay at some point but we haven’t found a date yet that fits in with the other events.
I’m looking forward to flying the O2e flag‘
Absolutely brilliant Sandra and many tks for supporting O2e-best of luck through the year
Jax will be doing her best impression of Private Benjamin on 28th June and taking on the Eat Mud 5k Assault Course Challenge
Training will consist of crawling around the ‘ Mudflats of Woldingham ‘
Good luck Goldie xx
Many congratulations to our Juniors Ben & Finn from O2e Junior Class of 2007-that was our 2nd Junior Challenge and was a monster cycle across North and South Downs-there were some tears (mainly from the adults) especially on the 2nd day leaving Truleigh Hill YHA at 08.00 and arriving Alfriston YHA 22.00!!!
Ben (Rugby 13th Apr v Italy) and Finn (Pentathlon 15th Mch v various Europeans) will earn their 1st International Caps in the coming weeks
Simply brilliant following their progress and to see our Juniors develop from such strong O2e roots-come on boys!!!!!!!
Best of luck to all our Get Kids Going Team out in Sochi and Jane writes from Russia:
"We have been given a magnificent start to the Games in the selection of Millie Knight, the youngest Get Kids Going! sponsored skier, at only 15 yrs old, who has been selected to be Team GB's Flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony tonight - Friday 7th March. We are thrilled to bits for Millie - we know she will do us proud!"
Many thanks as always-more events out there??? Don’t be shy!
PS: Dont forget Big Kev' Ride.............................................................
Happy Friday 28/02/14
Today’s update has a cycle theme and to quote Albert Einstein:
‘Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving‘
BRC Hills Challenge Sunday 6th July
60km Classic & 100 Epic Routes-under trade descriptions act had to change name from 5 Hills!!
Family Fun Ride, Goody Bag, Live Music & BBQ
Many thanks to Siobhan, Skells, Pat & crew for organising-it is a brilliant event-do try and get along
Register online at www.britishcycling.or.uk find the event and follow instructions
O2E Team Time Trial-see flyer
Saturday 21st June
Redbridge Cycling Centre
Come & enter a team of 5 for just £50 in our one hour Team Time Trial. O2E have exclusive of use of this state of the art Olympic Legacy facility from 12pm – 5pm.
All welcome to come & join the teams on the
The 2014 big Bike Ride Is Here
O2E The Normandy Landings 2014
This year we will take on a 2.5 day 250 mile challenge from Calais to Caen in Normandy from 24th to 28th September. Places are limited so dont hang about click on the link below for details and join what will be the biggest event yet, raising much needed funds for this year's worthy causes.
Click Here To sign Up
Here we go eyes down for a full house
Richard Dolan come on down!! Rich has been on the little white tablets as has committed to some absolute monsters!
1) London Marathon
Great to see so many of you at our 2014 Launch Party last week
Many thanks to our wonderful Charities for making the effort to get along and good for all to see the distribution of 2013 cheques.
So onto 2014!
This has the potential to be a big big year-don’t be shy-come and get involved-I’m sure there is something you have always wanted to do-We can help you-Once you commit the rest WILL fall into place
If looking for any inspiration, or are thinking ‘ I can’t do that ‘ take a couple of minutes to watch this clip-you will soon realise that ’You can do that‘
Here we go:
Caroline has already completed her challenge in January!