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  • NRL’s CEO Andrew tackles 4,300 mile US Bike Race to raise funds for MIND

     

    NRL Group is extremely proud to be throwing their support behind CEO Andrew Redmayne as he tackles the 2018 Trans Am Bike Race in aid of mental health charity MIND.

    Currently in the middle of a gruelling challenge that sees enthusiastic cyclists tackle a route the breadth of the United States of America, the race covers 4,300 miles across 10 states.

     

     

    This huge personal challenge lands as NRL celebrates its 35th year in business. Set-up back in 1983 by Andrew as a small Cumbria business, the group now provides global recruitment solutions as well as rail and NDT services.

    Keen to give back, the challenge is aiming to raise £25,000 for MIND, something that NRL is delighted to support with match funding. As with many people the charity has a personal meaning for Andrew:

    “There are not many families who haven’t been touched by mental health issues in some way, so the work that MIND do is absolutely vital. I’ve set myself an ambitious challenge – but it’s now or never and a great way to celebrate a key milestone in my life.”

    The Trans Am Bike Race isn’t for the light-hearted, with the route tackling tough terrains including the Rocky Mountains. The greatest challenge however is that cyclists must complete the route completely unsupported even in unpopulated areas, including organising their own bike repairs and accommodation. With part of the route already complete, fundraising will continue throughout the course.

    If you’d like to donate personally, or on behalf of your business you can visit Andrew’s Virgin Money Giving page here.