Hospice fundraiser pedals from London to Paris in memory of wife

Graham celebrating the end of his ride.

Graham celebrating the end of his ride. - Credit: Archant

A dedicated fundraiser cycled from London to Paris in 18 hours in aid of Weston Hospicecare.

Graham is raising money for Weston Hospicecare by taking on a challenge each month.

Graham is raising money for Weston Hospicecare by taking on a challenge each month. - Credit: Archant

Graham Hunt cycled 58 miles to London, before catching a ferry to Dieppe and pedalling a further 125 miles to Paris.

Graham has committed to taking on a challenge each month for the rest of this year to thank the hospice for caring for his wife Victoria before she died.

More: Graham Hunt takes on year of challenges for hospice.

Graham Hunt during his cycling challenge.

Graham Hunt during his cycling challenge. - Credit: Archant

He said: "The ride was totally amazing and I was lucky enough to meet some incredible people. It was cold, I had a puncture and I fell over twice but it was the most amazing experience of my challenges so far."

So far, Graham completed 30 laps of swimming for 30 consecutive days in January, took on a 30-hour walk in February, rowed 30km for 30 days in March and sat in a bath full of slime for 30 hours in April.

Among other challenges he will also take part in a 30-hour football match, run 30 marathons in 30 successive days and on June 2 will tackle Weston Hospicecare's Mendip Challenge by running the 30-mile route.

Graham celebrating the end of his ride.

Graham celebrating the end of his ride. - Credit: Archant

To support Graham's fundraising efforts, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/graham-hunt-6610.


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