CHERRIES goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale cycled more than 80 kilometres over the weekend in a bid to help raise thousands for charity.

The England under-21 international has taken part with his representatives World In Motion, to help ‘Cycle the 92’ – the 2,416 miles that link the 92 clubs across the Premier League and Football League.

Using a wattbike, Ramsdale on Saturday cycled 30km, before a 51.5km the following day.

The eight-day challenge will help raise funds for NHS Charities Together, Prostate Cancer UK and Velindre Cancer Centre.

Ramsdale said: “It’s one of the many ways I can keep fit over this period and as a goalkeeper you’re probably more equipped to do more power sessions on the bike than running, so it is something which I enjoy doing and is a great initiative.

“I was more than happy to take part not just for raising money for the NHS and some great charities but it is also a chance for me to keep fit and try and really push it forward.

“We’ve had programmes sent out to us which you stick by religiously because it is not the summer break, where you can switch off and do anything you want.

“We’re prepared to hit the ground running whenever that is, so this is a great chance to keep fit and do a day’s training where it’s fun and enjoyable because you’re doing something for a cause.”

At the time of writing, the cycle has already raised more than £7,000 towards its £10,000 target.

“The more chances we have to get people together to do things like this the better,” said Ramsdale. “Anybody can get involved, so it is a really good initiative to raise money for charities.”

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