Saffron Walden fundraisers urged to get into gear in the new year for RNID

PUBLISHED: 09:36 12 January 2009 | UPDATED: 21:40 31 May 2010

A LEADING charity for deaf and hard of hearing people is calling on Saffron Walden folk to raise funds by getting on their bikes for a London to Paris cycle challenge. Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) would like to hear from cyclists who ar

A LEADING charity for deaf and hard of hearing people is calling on Saffron Walden folk to raise funds by getting on their bikes for a London to Paris cycle challenge.

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) would like to hear from cyclists who are up for pedalling the 300km between the two capitals on June 26-29.

Places in RNID's team are available to prospective fundraisers on a first come, first served basis by paying a registration fee of £150 and raising a minimum of £1000. People who sign up before January 31 will receive a 15 percent discount on their registration fee.

Events and community fundraising manager Caroline Jupe said: "If you've been looking to lose the excess pounds accumulated over the festive period, get your fitness in gear in the New Year by signing up for RNID's London to Paris cycle challenge."

RNID represent nine million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. They offer a range of services and provide information and support on all aspects of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.

For more information about the event, contact Caroline Jupe by telephone/textphone on 0845 634 0687 (local rate), emailing events@rnid.org.uk or visiting www.rnid.org.uk/pariscycle

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