Weston woman cycles up Cheddar Gorge in 50-mile bike ride

PUBLISHED: 16:00 16 July 2016

Debbie Marriott making a splash during Saturday's Get Gorge-ous Cycle Challenge.  PICTURE CREDIT: Joolze Dymond, Cycling UK

Debbie Marriott making a splash during Saturday's Get Gorge-ous Cycle Challenge. PICTURE CREDIT: Joolze Dymond, Cycling UK

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A retired Weston woman has completed a gruelling 50-mile bike ride on July 2.

Cyclist Debbie Marriott tackled the Gorge-ous Cycle Challenge after completing a one-day 50-mile bike ride, including a 2.5-mile 500ft climb up Cheddar Gorge.

Debbie, a member of national charity Cycling UK, has been training along with her fellow cyclists since early February.

Debbie said: “At the end of it, I felt so elated, to have actually cycled up Cheddar Gorge and reach the top is amazing.

“The challenge was so well organised. The riders and volunteers really made it great.”


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