Ti Konki Challenge
London to Rome
Thursday 10 October 2019
On Monday 16 August 1954 Alan Roebuck and his 7 companions David Senior, Douglas Blackhall, Harry Noble, Geoffrey Taylor, Ian Greaves, Glyn Webster and Brian Hutton departed from Huddersfield in an ex-army truck heading to Rome. 65 years on Andrew Roebuck and Paul Burluraux aim to follow their route cycling from London to Rome in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Over a two-week period they will cover over 1250 miles travelling through Calais, Lyon, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Menton, Genoa, Pisa and finally arriving at their destination Rome.
Yorkshire Cancer Research helps the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. They are the only charity dedicated to addressing specific cancer problems in Yorkshire, by funding research projects right here in our region. Working to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Yorkshire so that you, your family, friends and neighbours will have the very best chance of living a long and healthy life. It’s only by working in the heart of our communities that we will learn more about the problems that exist in Yorkshire and find solutions to tackle them.
Registered Charity 516898