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