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Teams of between 3 and 5 people are invited to compete in a fun Pedal for Pudsey breakfast challenge taking place in our centre from 6.30am to 8am on Friday 15 November to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

BBC Radio Cornwall’s breakfast programme will be broadcasting live from St Austell Leisure Centre on the day – with presenters James Churchfield and Julie Skentelbury pedalling on gym bikes alongside other competitors. There will also be updates from roving reporter Naomi Kennedy who will be visiting other centres during the challenge.

Each team will be competing on the furthest distance collectively travelled in 90 minutes, the best dressed and on the most money raised. Participants don’t have to be gym members and one bike will be allocated per team.

It’s a great opportunity to get up early and take part in an enjoyable, highly entertaining charity fundraiser. Businesses, sports clubs, groups of friends – however teams are formed, everyone is welcome.

A minimum £30 donation from each team is requested – with all proceeds going to the BBC Children in Need charity. Sponsorship forms are available from the Children in Need website or bring the donation on the day. Optional fancy dress is highly recommended.

Entries should be registered direct with Wadebridge Leisure Centre’s Pedal for Pudsey Co-ordinator  Mark Wright (mark.wright@gll.org) and, with limited numbers of bikes available, early booking is recommended. The challenge will end at 8am on 15 November and winners will be announced before 9am when Radio Cornwall’s breakfast programme ends.