Two local staff members at Specsavers Aberdeen put their best foot forward for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Martin McNeill, Senior Optometrist and Dave McGinty, Director of the Aberdeen Specsavers store raised an impressive £806.25 cycling Etape Caledonia to raise vital funds required by the cancer charity.

Breathtaking route

Regarded as the UK’s leading sportive, Etape Caledonia welcomes more than 5,000 cyclists to Pitlochry each year.

The gruelling 81 mile closed road course takes cyclists on a breathtaking route passing Loch Tummel, Loch Rannoch and a steep king of the mountains climb up Schiehallion where cyclists are rewarded with panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands.

It’s a must do for both cycling enthusiasts and first timers looking to experience the thrill of riding on completely closed roads in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Grateful for all the support

Dave McGinty, store director of Specsavers in Aberdeen, says: ‘I think both Martin and I did really well enduring 81 miles of cycling which climbs 1.196 metres!

‘We’d like to thank all our customers for their support and encouragement during our fundraising events. Martin and I are so pleased that we were able to contribute a great amount to Specsavers’ total.’

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