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Get on your bike to beat breast cancer

 A Life Cycle rider's bike

Every day, in the UK, 140 women are told “you have breast cancer”. This harsh reality is the force behind our Nottingham Life Cycle 6 fundraising campaign. 

We need your help to raise £1 million to beat breast cancer, with 100% of money raised going to our award winning research here at Nottingham. Already, you’ve helped raise over £500,000 towards innovative research to detect breast cancer early, stop it spreading and to develop treatments that will help save lives. But we don’t want to lose momentum now – together we can save lives.
  
Taking on the four compass points of the UK

Our team of 13 Life Cycle 6 endurance riders have crossed the border to Scotland after starting their 1,400 mile cycling challenge in Cornwall 12 days ago. 

The route takes the team to the four compass points of the UK, from Lizard Point to Lowestoft Ness, and Ardamurchan Point, finishing at Dunnet Head in Scotland. This gruelling route is pushing the team to their limits, with rain, gales and some tough hills thrown in for good measure. After a long day on the bike, Professor Sir David Greenaway, said it best in his daily blog from the ride, “Whatever discomfort we are feeling, it is nothing compared with those affected by breast cancer.

Find out more and support the riders 

Get on your bike

The Life Cycle 6 community bike ride sets off from Nottingham Lakeside Arts on 4 September, with over 500 people already signed up to tackle our 10, 25, 50 and 75 mile challenges. All rides start and finish at Nottingham Lakeside Arts off University Boulevard, where there will be an event village, BBQ, music and other entertainment to welcome you on your return. 

Choose your challenge and sign up 

It doesn’t end with cycling

There are lots of great ways you can support Life Cycle 6. From bake sales to sky dives and everything in between. Get ideas, fundraising tips and more.

Looking for something different? The world’s only Academic Magician, Todd Landman will return to Lakeside with his new show Subversion. Come along and be baffled, educated and entertained, all at the same time, as Todd takes you on a journey through the ideas that shaped our world. Tickets are on sale for 24-26 November, with all proceeds going to Life Cycle 6. Find out more. 

Find out more about Nottingham Life Cycle 6 and why our research can help change lives.

 

 

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