MQ ambassador Leigh Timmis makes an attempt document for biggest distance cycled in 7 days
On the sixth of November, MQ ambassador Leigh Timmis, bike owner and Guinness World Report holder, started this try to interrupt the document for the best distance cycled in seven days. The present document stands at 2180 miles, beforehand set in 1939 by the legendary long-distance bike owner Tommy Godwin.
Along with trying to interrupt the document, Leigh can also be utilizing it as a possibility to boost cash and consciousness for MQ. With every buy of a 7 Days of Smiles cycle jersey, a portion of the earnings will go to MQ.
You’ll be able to monitor Leigh’s progress on his web site, the place you may see how shut he’s to attaining his aim.
“At 25, I believed I’d fulfilled society’s expectations and had all of the components for ‘success’. Nevertheless, it didn’t work for me. Overworked, lonely and sabotaging my very own life, I used to be identified with despair. One query I used to be requested throughout counselling will at all times stand out in my reminiscence, “What color do you see once you look to the long run?” “I don’t see something,” I replied from the leather-based chair within the sterile advisor’s workplace, “Simply black. Vacancy.
“The extra I skilled the world, the extra I found what I wished to do with my life. The vacancy that represented my future within the counsellor’s chair grew to become a rainbow of colors and alternatives on the saddle of the bike.
“My motivations for trying the Guinness world document for the Best Distance Cycled in Seven Days stay the identical as for biking world wide. It’s a continuation of my journey of self-discovery.
“Making an attempt this document not solely presents a possibility for me to proceed my private improvement however to boost consciousness of psychological well being within the hope that others received’t find yourself in the identical scenario as I did.”
You’ll be able to help Leigh’s document try by shopping for a jersey right here.