I guess I needed to share a little why my wife and I joined the ride this year. Prostate cancer is a great cause, but the men's mental health awareness/suicide prevention clinched it.
Zak, our son, was tragically lost on 04/03/17. Whilst some anxiety issues were known we later found that any help, basically, came along the line of "If you feel suicidal, call the emergency team." If it reaches that stage, the job is lost. There will be no phone call. We most definitely did not see it coming, nor did his mates.
To make matters worse, one of his close mates, AJ, who made an address at Zak's funeral, never really came to terms with it. We lost AJ in April this year!
The fantastic support from friends has helped Janine, my wife, and I raise what we hope is a respectable amount, for which we can't thank everyone enough. If the money stops one young lad taking their life, job done.
Once again, a million thanks to all who have supported us and this great cause.
Very Best to all.
On Sunday the 29th of September, I will don my finest attire with my fellow men and women across the globe to join the fight with The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men's mental health. But before I press my tweed and polish my boots, I need you to donate what you can for this meaningful cause and help me reach my goal.
For your uncles, your brothers, your fathers and friends. Donate what you can, for their lives need not end.
Great cause Paul good luck with the fund raising....x
Good craic matey...👍
All the best bud, my heart goes out to you for doing this
A most noble cause. Best wishes. Stu
Good luck mate x
Brilliant stuff Paul 💪
All the best Paul, that should reach your target.
Best of British old boy
Enjoy the ride mista . Take care. Jonnaz.
Donated Paul , great cause and good luck X
Enjoy The day Paul. A great cause so close to your heart love a Lorraine and Ken xx
Good luck to you both, great cause
Good luck Paul!
A cause very close to my heart too. Enjoy the ride.
All the best Paul
Good luck Paul, it’s for a great cause!
Well done Pauli ❤️
A great cause Paul, enjoy the ride.
Great causes Paul. Really happy to donate.
The DOG has donated, if my paw hit the correct key
Be careful on those knees of yours!! Great cause! Roly & ANJA
Well done to you both. Great cause.
Good Luck Paul, great causes, I’m sure you will smash your target 😘
Good luck Paul, we’re sure you’ll smash it 💪👊🚴♂️ Bri and Michelle xx
Good luck paul
Good luck Paul very worthy causes x
Great cause mate x
Good luck Paul, great cause.
Get you Mr H... well done and excellent cause
I wanted to add another £20 for Zak and AJ mate.
Give it your all. No shirking. Keep the seams straight and sharp. Great cause, I'm pleased for you mate.
Great cause Paul , well done
Good luck Paul. I’m also donating to Les James who is taking part too.
Good luck Paul!
Good luck Paul. We'll be thinking of you and yours. xx
Go Paul xx
Go on son.
Happy to donate mate, enjoy the ride 😊
Good luck, good cause😅
Crack on matey!!! Good luck.
Good luck Paul
Great cause Paul, happy to donate.
Good luck Paul,
Well done mate
All the best mate
You did say you were doing it on a push bike, didn't yeh?
Good luck Paul. I hope the weather stays good for you.
Nice one Paul.
Great cause, brother in law having prostate cancer surgery tomorrow!
A great cause all the best. Enjoy the ride.
Well done Biff 🇬🇧
Donated. Enjoy the ride, great cause.
Great cause Biff
Great cause. Regards.
Tweeds? I'm picturing you in Plus fours😁
Great cause. Good Luck and enjoy