Archive of Family Cycle Challenge - 18th September 2016

Family Cycle Challenge – 18th September 2016

Roll up, roll up. Announcing Perthes Association family cycle challenge. 18th September at Markeaton Park in Derby. Carl Andrews has managed to source (incredibly cheaply) and hire of a fleet of adapted bikes – including hand cranks, side-by-side tandem, wheelchair bikes, trikes and a quad for people to use.

Royal Navy Fire Fighter says “Thank you !”

Adam Beasley is a Royal Naval Firefighter who suffered from Perthes disease as a child and who has an ambition to help children currently suffering from this condition, he set himself the task of cycling non-stop for 24 hours both to raise funds and to raise awareness of Perthes disease.

Pictured here young Gwion Williams withe Shebon Lee (otherwise known as George), Shebon Lee is running the Marathon on behalf of Perthes Association,any support you can give would be very much appreciated .......

A Big Thank You to Pauline Diamond and her friends!

We are immensely grateful for the support of our members, without whom we could not help the thousands of families who seek our support, this month we are featuring a grandmother who organised a group of friends to run the Cardiff Half Marathon with her, to raise funds for Perthes Association.

Fundraising Team from UK Retail Finance at the Royal Bank of Scotland come up trumps!

20 people from the UK Retail Finance Team of the Royal Bank of Scotland (we are mainly accountants in the team) decided to help Perthes Association. As a result we raised an amazing £3000 - this is how we did it!

Tommy Hill – Nothing’s gonna stop him now!

As a small boy Tommy Hill suffered from Perthes' Disease, and although he had corrective surgery at the age of six which left his right leg shorter, his dream was to become British Superbike Champion,he was crowned the British Superbike champion at Brands Hatch on 9th October 2011.