Southend's Annual Bikeathon

Southend's Annual Bikeathon

This annual event started and finished behind our Waitrose branch, in an area decorated with balloons, banners and stalls.  A band was playing to help things go with a bang.  The Lord Mayor attended to start the cyclists off on a 26 mile course.

Waitrose arranged for drinks and chocolate bars to be available for the 1,000 participants.

 

Taken from Chronicle: 28th September 1996

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