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Cycle your very own ‘Tour de France’ with Heartland’s London to Paris Challenge!

London to Paris 3The Tour de France may now be over, but it doesn’t have to end there. Heartlands Hospital is offering locals the chance to emulate Sir Bradley Wiggins and sign up to a cycling adventure from London to Paris!

The Hospital has launched Pedal with a Passion, a chance for local people to get on their bike to raise money for the Children’s Unit at the Hospital. The challenge takes place over four days, covers 300 miles, and two capital cities, finishing in the shadow of the famous Eiffel Tower.

Head of fundraising, Emma Hale, said: “This is a really exciting opportunity, whether you want to do it on your own, or as part of a team the money you raise will go directly to our youngest patients at Heartlands on items to help make their stay comfortable. Once you sign up we give you all the help and support you need to help you reach your sponsorship target.

“The ride takes place through the beautiful Kent countryside to Dover, before crossing the Channel and continuing through the rolling, green fields of Northern France, passing the war memorials and cemeteries of the Somme. The days will be long, but on reaching Paris, the feeling of accomplishment will be unbeatable!”

Global Adventure Challenges have been organising world-wide charity challenge events and adventures since 2000. Over the years, their teams have taken tens of thousands of people on exciting challenges all over the world, helping realise dreams and fulfill lifetime ambitions.

The Heart of England Charity supports patients, carers and families at Heartlands Hospital, focusing on raising money where it is needed most – in areas not covered or fully supported by NHS funds. It could be anything, from some new artwork in the children’s wards, to a piece of state of the art machinery.

Visit to sign up today! Call 0121 424 3838 or email

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