Spires charity cycle ‘a roaring success’

Iris McKeown, chairperson of the Magherafelt & Cookstown MacMillan Cancer Support Group pictured with Support Group members, members of the Carn Wheelers CC and representatives from the sponsors who attended the launch of this Sunday's Carn Wheelers Tour of South Derry.INMM4112-124ar.
Iris McKeown, chairperson of the Magherafelt & Cookstown MacMillan Cancer Support Group pictured with Support Group members, members of the Carn Wheelers CC and representatives from the sponsors who attended the launch of this Sunday's Carn Wheelers Tour of South Derry.INMM4112-124ar.
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SPIRES Cycling Club, Magherafelt recently held their first sportive cycle for charity. There chosen charity for the event was Diabetes UK (Northern Ireland). The event turned out to be a roaring success with two well thought out routes, which were designed to cater for cyclists of all abilities.

The numbers who signed on for the event were actually double what was expected for the cycle. Spires CC Magherafelt raised a grand total of £3480 for Diabetes UK (Northern Ireland). The amount raised was the highest amount raised in one event in 2012 for Diabetes UK (Northern Ireland).
This cycle would not have been at all possible only for the kind donations and sponsorship of local business’s and Spires CC would like to thank all participants, Organisers and Sponsors for there tremendous help.

Cookstown Cycles, Cicli Sport, Bicycle Shack, Venom ECU Mapping, SMD Motorsport, Clarins Ireland, Moss Tiles, JC Stewarts, Genesis, Sperrin Bakery, Cathcarts Centra, Newbridge Stores,
Nisa Ballyronan Road, Forbes Spar Ardboe, Doonios Pizza’s,
The Old Thatch Inn Castledawson
The club hope to see you all again next year and don’t forget Spires CC have a group that suits all abilities and new comers are always looked after. If you want to join a fast growing club who were nominated for club of the year 2012 go to www.spirescc.co.uk or find us on Facebook facebook.com/spirescc