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Follow our Trophys on the Thankful Villages Run!

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The Thankful Villages Run is a nine-day charity ride-out to all 51 villages in the UK who had all their soldiers return home alive at the end of the Great War in 1918 and we want you to take part!

The run, which takes place between 27th July and 4th August 2013, is the brainchild of motorcyclists Dougie Bancroft and Medwyn Parry and appropriately aims to raise £51,000 for the Royal British Legion.

Triumph, who supplied 30,000 motorcycles to the allied forces during WW1, have loaned two, bespoke liveried Trophys to the duo, to enable them to undertake this historic tour.

The bikes have now been collected, the route planned, the GPS, tracker and comms fitted, now all that’s left to do is invite you to join the Thankful Villages Run.

Pick as much or little of the route as you like and follow the two Triumph Trophys between the Thankful Villages. Riders who join the ride are asked to donate a minimum £5 towards the Royal British Legion and can do this by texting ‘THVR51 £5’ to 70070, via the website or in cash on the day.

Further details, including the complete village-by-village schedule, are available on the Thankful Village Run website.

Schedule   Saturday 27 July Ceredigion – Gloucestershire Sunday 28 July Gloucestershire – Somerset Monday 29 July Somerset – Sussex Tuesday 30 July Kent – Northamptonshire Wednesday 31 July Essex – Leicestershire Thursday 1 August Nottinghamshire – Lincolnshire Friday 2 August Lincolnshire – Yorkshire Saturday 3 August Yorkshire – Lancashire Sunday 4 August Lancashire - Ceredigion

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