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Sanofi Staff Get On Their Bikes For Teenage Cancer Trust

Published on: 29 Jun, 2014
Updated on: 29 Jun, 2014

Guildford-based business Sanofi, has achieved over £180,000 total fundraising for teenagers with cancers after the Sanofi Challenge Midsummer bike ride raised £5,000 in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.

Some of the cyclists who took part in the charity ride.

Some of the cyclists who took part in the charity ride.

Seventy riders got on their bikes took part. Among the riders were employees, friends and families from Sanofi, Genzyme and Merial, all companies from the Sanofi Group. The bike ride was on three circular routes around the Guildford area starting and finishing at Horsley Park (East Horsley).

This annual bike challenge, organised by Sanofi under the Sanofi Inspires campaign, aims to inspire and empower everyone to realise their potential by challenging themselves to go the extra mile in aid of local young people with cancer.

Steve Oldfield, managing director, Sanofi UK & Ireland said: “The Midsummer bike ride enables us, as a company, to come together in aid of a great cause and we are proud to have raised over £180,000 in total for Teenage Cancer Trust thanks to this year’s cycle challenge!”

Siobhan Dunn, chief executive of the Teenage Cancer Trust, added: “Everyone at Teenage Cancer Trust really appreciates the enthusiasm, commitment and support that Sanofi colleagues have shown over the last two years. They have raised an extraordinary amount through the Sanofi Challenge and we are thrilled that they have taken on the Midsummer Bike Ride this year to raise even more for Teenage Cancer Trust.”

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