Property professionals joined hundreds of participants on the first ever Tour de LandAid cycling challenge to support the charity’s mission to end youth homelessness.

Paul Morrish LandAid

Paul Morrish

The event, which ran the daily distance of the Tour de France, raised over £50,000 and was sponsored by Trident BC.

Winners included Mark Lomax, who took home the jersey for longest duration, with 104.3 hours in the saddle; Tom Deprez of Hollis, who won young rider, with the furthest distance of 1,727km; and Lizzy Shepherd, who cycled 1,220km. The top team was Paragon Manchester Velo, with a total distance of 6,832km.

“LandAid has been astounded by the support and enthusiasm of the real estate industry over the past year and beyond,” said LandAid chief executive Paul Morrish.

“Not only have they stood up to provide support to local youth homelessness charities through the pandemic, but they also have raised vital funds by putting their cycling legs to the test in the Tour de LandAid.

“LandAid remains committed to its mission to end youth homelessness, but it is only with the industry that we can achieve this”