Some of our Highlights

Our residents have all worked so hard over the last two weeks with their virtual cycle, they were all up bright and early every day, ready to start cycling. In case anybody missed anything we thought we would share some of our highlights along the way.

The Finish Line

Day 10 and the final day of our virtual Cycle-athon. The day began with the last miles being virtually cycled and we ended the morning at the very end of Southend Pier 258 miles from the start! Celebrations began with a bar-b-que, salads and ice cream for lunch. The weather didn`t disappoint and it rained…

An afternoon at the Theatre

Day 7 and our wonderful residents have traveled 26 miles from St Pauls Cathedral to Welwyn Garden city, Hertfordshire. We had a lot of cyclists today and we covered our miles in record time, only 1hour 15 minutes! Watch out Tour De France! Everyone is  incredibly pleased with the timing. After a lovely lunch we…

Southlands Residents Virtual Cycle-athon Day 18, 15th July

Final Day:  After a slow day yesterday with lots of distractions, our cyclists were up bright and early and off to complete the last stage of this epic adventure. At 3pm we welcomed Cllr. Richard Jenks, Mayor of Newton Abbot and Maggie Bonnell, Manager of KingsCare and they officially welcomed the cyclists to Lands End!! …

Southlands Residents Virtual Cycle-athon Day 17, 14th July

Day 17 and the morning starts with renditions of Tina Turner`s “Simply the best” floating through Southlands, sung by Bernie, Ron, Pearl, Francis, Mary, Rita  and after lunch Cocktails and Mocktails for everyone. I understand there was some progress with the cycling but I`m not sure how much of the 10.8 miles that should have…

Southlands Residents Virtual Cycle-athon Day 16, 13th July

Day 16 and our team have virtually arrived at the Carbis Bay, St.Ives. A cycle along the prom admiring the “Tate St.Ives” museum from the outside, unfortunately closed till the 27th July but looking stunning in the gentle drizzle of the Cornish summer!! Then onto the beach, a much earned ice cream and then following…