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Unstoppable Milo, aged 7, cycles 103 miles to Skeggy in just 11 hours

Unstoppable Milo, aged 7, cycles 103 miles to Skeggy in just 11 hours

A seven-year-old boy has completed an epic bike ride to Skegness in one day and earned himself a Blue Peter badge. Milo Banner, who lives…

Monday, Jun 14

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A seven-year-old boy has completed an epic bike ride to Skegness in one day and earned himself a Blue Peter badge.

Milo Banner, who lives in Sileby, managed the 103-mile trip in a matter of hours, cycling to the seaside with his dad, Don, to raise more than £1,500 for charity.

The bike ride took place on Saturday, June 5, after Milo, who is a pupil at Redlands Primary School in Sileby, carried out training for the adventure for a while.

Dom said: "Milo loves cycling and set himself the challenge of completing a massive bike ride for charity and for his silver Blue Peter badge.

"Throughout the winter and spring, he’s been cycling lots of miles -over 1,000 miles to date – every weekend around the local lanes of Charnwood, Belvoir, Wreake and Rutland to get ready for this.

"He wanted to use this challenge to raise money for the charities he loved."

The money raised will be split between food bank charity The Trussell Trust, The RSPB and World Bicycle Relief, which provides bicycles to people all over the world to help them lift themselves out of poverty.Dom said: "The RSPB helps protect the birds he loves. World Bicycle Relief provides Buffalo bikes for people in developing countries, and helps share his love of cycling. The Trussell Trust provides food-box support for the less fortunate families at his school in Sileby."Milo races in the Mallory Park Road Race League and other local under-8s events and has won every race he’s entered so far.The […]

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