Red Nose Day: Upminster colleagues’ cycle challenge for Comic Relief

Twenty-five staff who work for Arcus in Upminster, are taking part in a fundraising static cycle cha

Twenty-five staff who work for Arcus in Upminster, are taking part in a fundraising static cycle challenge for Comic Relief. - Credit: Archant

Twenty-five colleagues joined forces to complete a 477-mile cycle challenge this week.

Staff at Arcus, the facilities managers for Sainsbury’s, started the static-cycle challenge on Tuesday.

They are hoping to complete the equivalent of cycling from their offices in Glasgow to Kidderminster then to their headquarters in Upminster by the end of Friday.

Louise Thacker said the staff who took part had good fun, and said: “We have raised £1,000 so far, but will still be fundraising over the next few weeks.

“All the staff have enjoyed it, and it’s been a talking point when people phone up the helpdesk and can hear the exercise bike in the background. We would also like to thank Everyone Active and Gym in Harold Hill for the loan of the bike.”


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