Jay Morris Spinathon

WHEN: 23 Feb, 2019 , There are one hour slots between 11:00 - 17:00

WHERE: Club Carrefour, St Lawrence

COST: The registration fee is £10, which includes a t-shirt

Getting involved

About the event

This sponsored event is open to anyone willing to spin for an hour slot at Club Carrefour, St Lawrence.

Now in its 17th year, you are invited to spin to raise funds in memory of Jay Morris, a keen racing cyclist and founder member of the Velo Cycling Club, who died from cancer in 2003 aged 30.

We hope that approx 60 people will take part, led by Club Carrefour’s instructors, who give their time free of charge for the event, which is also supported by Mark Pickford Cycles.

The first event was set up to raise awareness of Jay’s illness and he was due to take part but he died a few weeks before it was scheduled to take place. Since then Jay’s family has organised an annual Spinathon as a tribute to Jay and as a fundraiser for Jersey Hospice Care.

Spinners can book one hour slots using the registration form. There is a registration fee of £10 per person, which includes a t-shirt, and it’s hoped as much sponsorship funds as possible will be raised by participants.

Enjoy the event and to all who knew Jay, please keep him in your thoughts.

Allocation of bikes and times

Once all registration forms are received, we will contact you to let you know your times and how many hours you will be spinning.

Time of Arrival

Please arrive at least half an hour before your allotted time to sign in and receive a t-shirt if required. This will give you enough time to say hello to everyone, change into your gym gear and set your cycle up.

Sponsorship Money

Please bring your sponsorship money with you on the day of the event and give it to Jenny Morris for safekeeping.  Cheques are obviously preferable to cash and should be made payable to Jersey Hospice Care Fundraising Ltd.

Refreshments

Drinks and food will be provided by our kind sponsors and Jay’s family and friends.  There will be water, fruit, crisps, sandwiches etc.  There will also be plenty of volunteers on hand to refill drinking bottles and bring snacks.

Facilities

All participants will have use of the changing rooms, showers and steam rooms at Club Carrefour.

Questions

If you have any questions, concerns or ideas please contact any of the following organisers:

Alan, Jenny and Sam Morris   871559 (home)                 Alan Mobile 07797 763950

Mark Pickford                            832280 (shop)

We would like to encourage everyone who takes part to raise as much money as possible through sponsorship. If you raise just £35 you would pay for one hour of support from a specialist children’s nurse for a child or young person with a life limiting condition.

You can set up your own sponsorship page here.

Please contact Alan, Jenny or Sam Morris on 871559

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