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Tour4Parky Starts

4 July 2013

Cyclists Set Off From Bloomfield Road

19 Tour4Parky cyclists were waved off by the Blackpool players this morning, as they embark on a four-day challenge in support of former Pool player and Head of Youth Gary Parkinson. 

The riders will be stopping off at all of Gary's other former clubs - Preston, Bolton, Burnley and Middlesbrough - to raise vital funds for his continuing rehabilitation, after he was diagnosed with locked-in syndrome following a stroke in September 2010. 

Approximate dates and times for the rest of the challenge, which is set to end on Sunday, can be found below: 

Thursday 4 July

Bloomfield Road - Deepdale - expected to arrive in Preston between 12pm-1pm
Reebok Stadium - Arrive 4pm

Friday 5 July

Reebok Stadium - Depart at 10am
Turf Moor - Between 12pm-1pm
Cycle from Turf Moor to Gargrave

Saturday 6 July

Cycle from Gargrave to Scotch Corner

Sunday 7 July

Depart Scotch Corner at 10am
Riverside Stadium - Arrive 12pm-2pm

More detailed information about the ride, including the exact route, can be found on the Tour 4 Parky page at

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