Lucas S
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Bring on the birthday bikeathon!

Lucas S
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18 Nov 2013

How the Leeds Bigger Picture event inspired me to take on a bikeathon on my birthday, to raise money for LLR.

Hi, it's Lucas! I’ve not done a blog for a while so here's what I’ve been getting up to.

I’m still having my monthly chemo at the hospital and taking my oral chemo and other medication. I went to the Bigger Picture event in Leeds last month. It was really interesting to find out where the money donated to the charity, goes to, and to find out more about the research that Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research help fund.

I spoke to Emmerdale actor Tony Audenshaw, who does lots to raise money for the charity, and we had a really good chat. We helped put together a massive jigsaw where people could write their own message on the back.

I met some incredible people while I was there, who raise money for such a good cause, including the original Calendar Girls who have raised so much money for the charity.

All of this has inspired me to do more for LLR. I will be doing a bikeathon at my school, the Horizon Community College, tomorrow - my 14th birthday. Hoping to raise a lot of money for LLR so watch out for my next blog and I will tell you all about it!


Catriona Taylor

Hi Lucas,
Thanks for sharing your latest blog!
It was lovely to meet you and your family at The Bigger Picture in Leeds, and wishing you all the best for your bike event tomorrow. Have a fantastic Birthday!


Happy birthday for tomorrow Lucas and good luck in the bike ride - looking forward to hearing how it goes!


Happy birthday Lucas! Hope you're having a fantastic day and get lots of good presents. Best of luck too with the bike ride too - you're a real inspiration to us all!

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