Teams from Devizes get in a spin for sport

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lewis Bulley and Karen Damon from Strakers, Bag4Sport director Andy Trusler, and Emily Young and Arun Letchumanan from Charlton Baker Lewis Bulley and Karen Damon from Strakers, Bag4Sport director Andy Trusler, and Emily Young and Arun Letchumanan from Charlton Baker

Accountants, estate agents and fitness fans got in a spin for charity when they took to exercise bikes for 24 hours to raise money for the Bag4Sport Foundation.

Charlton Baker accountants and Strakers estate agents fielded a joint team at Route2Fitness gym and raised £1,005.

Both Devizes firms are long-term supporters of the charity which raises money for grass roots sport.

Route2Fitness also put out a team for the spinathon and raised £600. The team of fitness fans led by gym manager Nick Holmes also won the trophy for covering the most miles.

Trainee accountant Emily Young said: “I was a bit sore by the time I finished. I went back on the bike for a second stint about 4pm and I could have done with a pillow.”

Lewis Bulley of Strakers said: “The spinathon was a brilliant event for us to be involved in with the teamwork creating a great atmosphere of encouragement, also some healthy competition between members of our own group!”

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