Women's team captain, Marianne Britten, is taking a break from her usual racing activities for the first half of the 2014 season to take part in a challenge to raise money for Children With Cancer UK. This charity is close to her heart as, like many, her family have been touched by cancer.
At the start of April, she will run 77 miles in 3 days as part of a bigger challenge being undertaken by a group of individuals, see http://www.igloobooks.com/onebigeffort/route/ for more details.
She will return to racing in May, in the meantime Eleanor Jones will step in to lead the team on the road. At local races Vanessa Whitfield will captain the Northern riders and Eleanor Jones will captain the Southern riders.
To sponsor Marianne in her efforts please go to her justgiving site: www.justgiving.com/marianne-Britten