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Hundreds of riders and well-wishers joined us for the Life Cycle 3 celebratory BBQ and community day at Lakeside Arts Centre on Sunday 1 September.
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Riders took time out after their ride to relax and enjoy the refreshments and entertainment at the Life Cycle 3 community day.
Non-riders came along to cheer the riders over the finish line and enjoy the celebrations.
The day raised an amazing £1,271.76 - not including riders' sponsorship money! - and was one of family-friendly fun, including:
All proceeds have gone to Stroke Rehabilitation Research.
Great prizes were won!
We were delighted to invite all riders, supporters and well-wishes to join us at Lakeside Arts Centre on Sunday 1 September for a celebratory BBQ in aid of Life Cycle 3.
All proceeds have gone to Stroke Rehabilitation Research at the University.
Bikes with a creative twist! Riders of all ages generated bubbles, paintings and ribbons as they pedalled.
Pulp Friction were there so visitors could enjoy pedal-powered smoothies.
Surface Gallery returned for
Life Cycle 3 with their giant mural painting - everyone was encouraged to pick up a pen!
Wattbikes - designed in Nottingham - are the only indoor cycle endorsed by British Cycling. Bradley Wiggins and Jessica Ennis both prepared for London 2012 using the unique Wattbike! Visitors took a spin or went for a row to see how long it took to hit 200 metres. Prizes of £10 John Lewis vouchers were awarded to the fastest riders and rowers:
Mas Y Mas - an explosive trio, played their own irresistible mix of Latino, Flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance rhythms and rich vocal harmonies.
Sustrans ran a guess-the-weight-of-the-bike competition, a Balance Bike competition and Bike Bingo for children. Competitoon winners each won £20 of Evans cycle vouchers.
Sustrans also brought along Dr Bike, who was on hand after both rides to offer advice and bike maintenance for free.
Face painting by Piparoo was just one of the family-friendly activities on offer on Sunday 1 September.
Stroke Association was at the celebratory BBQ and community day. They had information for anyone impacted by stroke.
Ridewise was there on Sunday 1 September to answer cycling-related questions and provide information on sustainable transport.
To help cyclists recover, a team of University of Nottingham student physiotherapists offered physiotherapy assessments and treatments on Sunday 1 September.
Skilled holistic therapists and qualified in aromatherapy, Maluwa offered hand and arm massages, head massages and mini seated facials on Sunday 1 September.
Visitors could try another form of two-wheeled transport by riding the University's Segway.
Fred Higton is a cartoonist, caricaturist and illustrator. Visitors saw him in action on Sunday 1 September and took away their own portraits.
Visitors tried their hand at screen-printing on Sunday 1 September with Original Print Consortium.
The University of Nottingham Museum at Lakeside Arts Centre, was open. The wide variety of objects on display reflected the everyday lives of people living in the East Midlands from the Palaeolithic to the post medieval period.
Below are just some of the fantastic prizes won in the raffle:
View the full list of raffle prizes and winners, who will all be notified.
Raffle terms and conditions.
Thanks to everyone who has helped to sell and who has bought raffle tickets - you have helped to raise over £1,200 for stroke rehabilitation research.
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