FOUR team members from the Park Inn, Thurrock are currently in training for a team charity cycle relay that will cover a total of 1300+ miles over 15 days, starting out in Aberdeen and finishing in Southend-on-Sea.
The group from the Park Inn b are joining forces with team members from 31 other Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson Blu hotels across the UK to take on the tough physical challenge in the hope of raising a total of over £30,000 for worthy causes along the way.
The 15-day relay will arrive in Thurrock on the evening of the 19th May and depart early on the 20th May with the dedicated team members from the Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock accompanying the baton all the way to Stansted, cycling over 33 miles in the process.
Alistair Campbell, General Manager of the Park Inn said: “We are proud to be a part of this event, The boys have been training hard and although it’s tough and we have a long way to go, we are really looking forward to the challenge and hope to raise some vital funds for our chosen charity – St. Luke’s Hospice, Basildon.
St. Luke’s Hospice (Registered Charity No. 289466) give support to people with an advanced illness, and those who care for them, with no charge being made for services provided. The charity serves the districts of Thurrock and Basildon, and was started in 1983 as a community project and is only sustained by the community today through contributions and fundraising from individuals, clubs, local businesses and organisations.
Throughout the charity cycle relay, the team are being supported by a number of local and national sponsors, including master sponsor Bibendum, along with: ALD, Adavid, Birtwistles, Bluebell, Coca Cola, Hobart, Matthew Clarke, MRP, Perry Scott Nash, Positive Safety Training, Reynolds and Tudor.
“We have been touched by the number of people offering support and willing to get behind us for the cause” Alistair adds. Anybody wishing to get behind the team can do so by contacting the hotel on 01708 719988 or visiting the team’s dedicated fundraising site www.justgiving.com/companyteams/parkinnthurrock
Team members from the Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock include:
Steven Plumb, Maintenance team
Lewis Withrington, F&B Supervisor
Reece Cross, F&B Supervisor
Mitchell Howley, F&B team member