Teenager saddles up for epic 500-mile ride

Coaltown of Burnturk teenager Josh Rawcliffe sets out today (Friday) to cycle nearly 500 miles in just six days to raise money for a worthy cause.

Friday, 27th May 2016, 12:51 pm
Updated Friday, 27th May 2016, 2:22 pm
Burnturk teenager Josh Rawcliffe who is cycling from London to Dundee to raise money for a worthy cause.

Josh (16) is riding from Edinburgh to London in aid of Dundee Disabled Children’s Association (DCCA). He is cycling alone on the first day and then being joined for the rest of the journey by his dad, Richard.

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He was inspired to do the fundraising challenge after spending time with the charity.

Josh said: “I’ve been volunteering at DDCA and I’ve had so many great experiences and had the opportunity to meet some fantastic kids and young people.”

You can sponsor Josh at www.totalgiving.co.uk/mypage/cyclingforddca and find out more about DCCA at www.ddca.btck.co.uk