Hundreds of participants took on the daily distance of the Tour de France to support LandAid’s mission to end youth homelessness.
The event was sponsored by Trident BC. Siren Design provided pro bono design support.
After another year of virtual events, LandAid was proud to see the industry take part in the first ever Tour de LandAid. Together, participants cycled a total 90,564km, enough to cycle twice around the Earth. The Tour de LandAid saw 126 cyclists take part from 21 different teams, all across Europe.
Competition was fierce as always within the property industry. Our jersey winners include orange jersey (longest duration) winner Mark Lomax with a duration of 104.3 hours in the saddle and white jersey (young rider with furthest distance) winner Tom Deprez of Hollis with a distance of 1,727km. Tour de LandAid’s pink jersey (individuals with furthest distance) winners are Mark Lomax with an incredible distance of 2,044km and Lizzy Shepherd 1,22km. The top team and winner of the yellow jersey (top team) is Paragon Manchester Velo with a distance of 6,832km.
A huge thank you to Adina Morris of Ladies in Real Estate who was on hand to organise the Tour de LandAid’s launch event on Friday 25 June.
Paul Morrish, LandAid Chief Executive says: ‘LandAid has been astounded by the support and enthusiasm of the real estate industry over the last year and beyond. Not only have they stood up to provide support to local youth homelessness charities through the pandemic, but they also have raised vital funds by putting their cycling legs to the test in the Tour de LandAid.
Youth homelessness hasn’t stopped, and we need to provide long term, safe, secure and affordable accommodation for the thousands of young people across the country who need it. LandAid remains committed to its mission to end youth homelessness, but it is only with the industry that we can achieve this. So, thank you to all who took part, together we can end youth homelessness.’