Olly raises £220 for Ely Foodbank by cycling 102 miles in eight and a half hours

Olly Wright.

Olly Wright. - Credit: Archant

Olly Wright has raised £220 for Ely Foodbank by cycling 102 miles in eight and a half hours.

The bike that Olly completed the challenge with.

The bike that Olly completed the challenge with. - Credit: Archant

The 20-year-old, who lives in Wilburton and works at Cottenham Community Centre, completed the charity ride over the bank holiday weekend.

Setting off at 7.45am on bank holiday Monday, Olly went on a road trip that took three weeks of planning.

“It’s something that’s close to my heart,” he said.

“I used to volunteer at Ely Foodabnk and it’s where my mum works.

“I know they are running low on stock so I decided to try and help them out.”

Olly’s route included three train rides to Cambridge, as well as tackling Twenty Pence Road to Cottenham.

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“It went very well,” he added.

“I even had time to sneak in a chicken and bacon sandwich along the way, as well as fuelling on latte’s, water, Red Bull and Lucozade.”