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Due to unforeseen circumstances Ken has had to cancel his bike ride. 

Many of you would have seen our news story and social media posts about our Ambassador, Ken Robertshaw, who was due to take part in an incredible challenge on our behalf this summer. Ken was planning to cycle the length of US Highway 1, covering 2,500 miles over two months, to mark our 25th Anniversary. In addition to all the peddling, Ken was hoping to raise £10,000 on our behalf.

Unfortunately, we are sad to report that Ken has had to cancel his challenge. In order to take on such a challenge, Ken had a specialist bike which was due to be shipped over to America to meet Ken at the start line. Due to errors beyond our control, the shipping company was unable to deliver Ken’s bike to the USA. Whilst Ken was ready and waiting for his bike in America, he received news from the shipping company that due to errors there would be a severe delay to his bike being delivered.

Without his bike Ken had to make the difficult decision to cancel his trip.

After a year of planning, this was an incredibly hard and decision to make. We are frustrated on Ken’s behalf and know he has put so much time and energy into organising this challenge. We are so grateful for everything that Ken has done and his utter commitment to our Giggle Doctors.

Thank you so much Ken. You are still a hero in our eyes!

Ken’s fundraising page is still open, if you’d like to show him your support you can donate online here