Sussex IFA Mike Oliver Associates has been named as a major sponsor for next month’s Great Haywards Heath Bike Ride (HHBR).
The firm, which was recently announced as a key sponsor for the Haywards Heath Lions Club Swimarathon in April, will lend its support to the event for the eighth year running, having done so since the bike ride began in 2011.
Once again, participants will cycle one of four routes across Mid Sussex before crossing the finish line at The Broadway, where they will be greeted with a variety of entertainment and a medal.
Organisers hope the event will build on last year’s record total, which amounted to more than £14,000 for three chosen charities: Age UK West Sussex, Sussex Oakleaf and Sussex Autism Support.
This year’s event will raise funds for the Air Ambulance Service and Kangaroos, a local disability support charity based in Haywards Heath.
Principal Mike Oliver said: “We are thrilled to be supporting the Haywards Heath Bike Ride once again. I truly believe that it is one of the most rewarding charity events in the Mid Sussex area. There’s always a great sense of camaraderie among competitors as well as a great ambience.
“Cycling has always been a great passion of mine and this is a fantastic opportunity to combine one of my favourite hobbies with fundraising for two incredibly worthy causes. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone take part on the day.”
The Great Haywards Heath Bike Ride takes place on Sunday 15 April from 8AM at Orange Square. There’s also a free Trike Ride for those children who can’t ride and entertainment all day from 11.00 am. To find out more, visit: www.haywardsheathlive.org.uk/hh-bike-ride/