Quorum Business Park commuter centre manager gets on her bike for charities

Laura McVittie, who works at Quorum Business Park, will have covered more than 300 miles when she completes the last of her five cycling events in September

Laura McVittie, who works at Quorum Business Park
Laura McVittie, who works at Quorum Business Park

A commuter centre manager has been using pedal power to raise cash for a number of charities.

Laura McVittie, who works at Quorum Business Park, will have covered more than 300 miles when she completes the last of her five cycling events in September.

The Four Abbeys Challenge was the first event, which saw McVittie and 30 employees from Tesco Bank on Quorum under take a 55-mile route, raising money for Crossroads Care in Gateshead.

A day later, McVittie took part in a 35-mile Sunderland BIG Bike Ride to raise awareness of the Breeze Network– a programme to encourage more women to take up cycling.

McVittie then cycled 56 miles from London to Brighton to raise money for the British Heart Foundation, in memory of her cousin who died of a heart attack.

McVittie also took part in the annual Virgin Money Cyclone, riding 63 miles through Northumberland.

The final event will see McVittie unite with Quorum’s Tesco Bank staff on a coast-to-coast route in September to raise further funds for Crossroads Care.

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