BTP Director in epic 400 mile charity bike ride

Friday 7th June, 2019

Next month John Brennan will be taking on a cross-channel charity cycle ride to raise funds for DementiaUK, and needs your support to meet his ambitious sponsorship target.

John taking a breather during last years epic ride

John has risen to this demanding challenge every year for the past three years. Colleagues, business contacts, friends and family have helped him raise an impressive £15,000 in sponsorship so far. When he sets off on 7 July, he is determined to break the £20,000 barrier – with your help!

How can you support John?

John has a dedicated fundraising page on To sponsor him and follow his progress during the ride, just click on this link.

John and his fellow riders have already paid for their return ferry trips to Caen, accommodation, meals, cycling gear and support vehicles to carry the luggage. That means every penny of your sponsorship will help DementiaUK.

The Route & Itinerary

Day 1: Caen to Evreux 89 miles 5,000 ft climb

Day 2: Evreux to Chartres 65 miles 2,100 ft climb

Day 3: Chartres to Lisieux 85 miles 2,500 ft climb

Day 4: Lisieux to Bayeux 67 miles 2,600 ft climb

Day 5: Bayeux to Cherbourg 67 miles 2,600 ft climb

Day 6: Return Brittany Ferry crossing to Portsmouth

For more details of the ride, click here.


Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through their Admiral Nurse service. Find out more about the work of this important charity here.

John is relying on your support

To sponsor John on his 2019 ride starting on 7 July, just click on this link.

Thank you

John would like to express his sincere thanks for the support of all those friends, family and business contacts who have supported him. It is your generosity and support that has inspired him to take on this challenge once again.

Don’t forget to sponsor him for the 2019 ride…

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