Bradley Wiggins Lends His Support To Race Across Europe For The Steve Prescott Foundation

The Steve Prescott Foundation (SPF) is delighted to announce two major signings for 2018 and welcome on board Team K3 Zadara as main sponsor for the Race Across Europe (RACE) 2018.

An impressive 8 man team representing the SPF will tackle the gruelling 3000 mile cycling endurance race starting on the 3rd July 2018.

The challenge is to cycle nonstop, 24 hours a day, to set a 6 day record for the event. The aim for the team is to raise a massive £60k for the SPF and raise awareness of the charity.

Darren Harrison, Director of Technical Services at K3 Starcom is one of the cycling team taking on the epic challenge and has been instrumental in securing the fantastic support of Zadara and K3 Starcom.

Lending his fantastic support to Team K3 Zadara SPF Race Across Europe 2018 is the biggest name in cycling, 5 time Olympian and 2012 Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins.

An Evening with Sir Bradley Wiggins and friends will take place on Saturday 16th June at the Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens.. The gala black tie fund raising event features a four course dinner, the sensational Phonics and a chance to meet Sir Bradley and the RACE team members.

Sir Bradley Wiggins said “I am elated to be able to support The Steve Prescott Foundation and this epic challenge. I met Steve at the Sports Personality Awards a few years ago and have always followed his herculean efforts. Sadly Steve is no longer with us but the Prescott family and ambassadors have continued his legacy. I am honoured that I can do my bit to help this great charity and it promises to be a fantastic evening. I am really looking forward to seeing my friend Steve Hampson on the dancefloor. He definitely shaped better on the rugby pitch.”

Tickets are £75 or £700 for a table of ten. Sponsorship packages including places at the Dinner are also available. Contact info@steveprescottfoundation.com for further details.

Mike Denning Chairman of the SPF said, “We would like to thank all the Team at K3 Zadara for making this fantastic challenge possible with their generous sponsorship. This is a challenge that is in ethos of the SPF, the great man Steve Prescott would have relished this opportunity to test his body to the limit.”

“We would also like to thank Sir Bradley for his time and support of our team. His support and guidance has been invaluable so far and like ourselves he is passionate about helping those less fortunate than ourselves.”

The specially selected SPF team includes Neil Prescott, older brother of former rugby league International the late Steve Prescott MBE. Neil who has completed several Ironman events will be joined by former professional rugby league stars Gareth Ellis (Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity) Steve Hampson (Wigan), Steve Hall (St Helens), Ewan Dowes (Hull FC), GB Triathlete Phil Ellison, Ironman and Ultra Marathon veteran Darren Harrison and experienced cycle coach Kev Humphries. The team have already starting training in earnest with the fantastic support of at Thatto Cycles of St Helens and are holding a series of fund raising events over the next few months.

Donations can be made on the Team’s Just Giving page:-
www.justgiving.com/companyteams/SPFRACEACROSSEUROPE

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