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Dentist to tour the UK’s football grounds for Anna’s Hope

Anna's Hope founder Rob Hughes, right, with Dr Phil Johns who will lead a team from The Smile Boutique Dental Practice as they cycle to all 92 English Football League stadiums for the charity. EMN-140317-163854001

Anna's Hope founder Rob Hughes, right, with Dr Phil Johns who will lead a team from The Smile Boutique Dental Practice as they cycle to all 92 English Football League stadiums for the charity. EMN-140317-163854001

A dentist will lead a team of cyclists over more than 2,300 miles to 93 football grounds in an effort to raise cash for a brain injury charity.

Dr Phil Johns, of The Smile Boutique Dental Practice in Peterborough, will take on the Route 92 Challenge in aid of Stamford-based Anna’s Hope.

Dr Johns and a team from the practice will attempt to cycle to every Premier League and Football League stadium between April 18 and May 5.

Two weeks later they will finish their challenge by cycling to Wembley Stadium in London for the FA Cup final on May 17.

In total they hope to complete 2,369.5 miles, averaging more than 130 miles per day, raising thousands of pounds.

Anna’s Hope supports children and young people with brain tumours. Founder Rob Hughes said: “We have had many people really 
test themselves to raise funds for Anna’s Hope and what 
Phil and the members of 
Smile Boutique plan to do is truly remarkable.

“He has inspired me to get back on my bike and join him and his team on some of the legs on the Route 92 Challenge to give them my support. Every penny raised will go to supporting children in the region who have a brain tumour.”

The challenge will take Dr Johns and his team from Newcastle and Carlisle in the north to Plymouth in the south. They will begin at Peterborough United’s London Road stadium.

To sponsor the team visit www.justgiving.com/92clubcycle/.

 

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