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BBC Radio Sussex

21st June 2014 If  you are up bright an early Dave Shephard and Jeff Thomas will be on air any second now on BBC Radio Sussex  

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The things we have to do

Later 19th June 2014 This blog is a bit of a round up of just some of the tasks we do on any given day. Its not all glamour . . . In this photo Jill and Will must have drawn the short… Read More »

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He tried to Keep it quiet!

19th June 2014 The wonders of modern technology, Shaun Woods (in the dark clothing, holding his back – pictured below) was NOT celebrating his birthday today. He’s a London Pride Spinhaler, with us 24 hours a day and he wasn’t going to let… Read More »

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Listen Again

20th June 2014 Listen to Jeff and Mark on Simeon Courtie’s Show – the interview took place between 09:45-09:56 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcwiltshire    

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Happy Birthday Shaun!

19th June 2014 HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAUN WOODS! Have an amazing day from everyone in the UK!

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Meanwhile in the Green Pod…

Also the 18th June They seem to be entertaining themselves with another addition to the crew, in the form of Elmo! As you can see its all very cosy in the Support Vehicles, but moral is high and they are keeping themselves motivated…. Read More »

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A New Support Crew Member

Later 18th June 2014 It appears we have picked up (literally) an eighteenth crew member. It’s 2:45 pm local time (effectively a couple of hours into day five) and the Green Pod containing cyclists James Fuller and Dave Shephard have just started their 7 hour shift…. Read More »

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RAAM Officials know what they are talking about

18th June 2014 All the literature and any relevant on-line clips tell you that day three of The Race Across America is the worst day for crew members. It appears from our own experience this is indeed the case. I assume adrenaline and… Read More »

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A Few Thoughts . . .

Nearly the 18th June 2014 17 different characters with one common aim – To complete the Race Across America and raise a decent amount of awareness and money for Asthma UK. None of us had any idea how tough this was going to… Read More »

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Pulled Again!

Later 17th June 2014 Ok, I know this is a completely rubbish photo and you can’t even see what it’s supposed to be portraying. To clarify, it was taken through the back window of one of our support vehicles during the middle of… Read More »

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