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Garden Re-Leaf Day 2020 is a FUNdraising success

Over 100 walkers and cyclists took part in the Greenfingers Garden Re-Leaf Day Charity Walk and Cycle Ride in Chilton, Oxfordshire on Friday 13th March 2020.


The walkers and cyclists have raised over £10,000 in sponsorship to add to the thousands of pounds raised across the country on Garden Re-Leaf Day.


Matthew Mein, who's idea the first walk was six years ago, and Kimberley Hornby both completed the 20 mile route clocking up 120 miles to date for Greenfingers.


The first 20 mile industry walker back was, Ian Cross from Mr Fothergills, pictured above.


The first 10 mile industry walkers back were Trevor and Karen Pfeiffer powered by Doodles Olly and Floyd.


The cyclists rode four 25km laps of the Oxfordshire countryside to complete their 100km challenge.  The first rider home was...


Huge thanks to headline sponsor: British Garden Centres who hosted the event at their Chilton Garden Centre.


Elsewhere across the country Perrywood Garden Centre held their annual Garden Re-Leaf DayQuiz Night raising an amazing £1690 in ticket sales and raffle ticket purchases.


And at Poplars Garden Centre they held their annual (in its third year) Garden Re-Leaf Quiz and Curry night in the restaurant on the evening of March 13th. They also had Colin Goodhand and his son Jack taking part in the Garden Re-Leaf Day bike ride. In total the two events raised over £2000 for Greenfingers.


Please send us details and pictures from your Garden Re-Leaf Day events so we can add them to this story:


The date for the next Garden Re-Leaf Day is:  FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2021

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