A motor trade worker from Huddersfield is swapping horsepower for pedal power as he saddles up for Huddersfield Town’s latest Pedal 4 Pounds bike ride.
Wayne Gannon, 31, will tackle the 230-mile challenge from Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium to Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium.
And his employer, Sytner Volkswagen Huddersfield, has pledged to match whatever he raises.
Wayne, parts advisor at the firm, said: “I have a family member who has done four previous rides and another who has done it once, so I decided it was probably time I got involved!
“Also, it is one of those things in life that I would rather say I have done than pass up the opportunity.
“So far I have cycled up to 170 miles so this is going to be a tough challenge, riding for four days but I am really looking forward to taking part. I’m hoping to raise £500 for the charity.”
The Pedal 4 Pounds ride starts on Wednesday (April 23) and finishes before Town’s home game against Leicester on Saturday.
Cash raised goes to the Keep It Up Campaign which splits money between Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Town Academy.
Adrian Waring, brand manager at Huddersfield Volkswagen, said: “Although Wayne is surrounded by cars and parts all day in his work, he is doing a great thing swapping horsepower for pedal power to help two very worthy causes.”
To support Wayne call 01484 542001.
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