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Norwich man raises Movember money after cycling from Greece to Norfolk in a month

PUBLISHED: 09:26 20 November 2017

Paul Strong outside the Birdcage pub on Pottergate, Norwich, after cycling 2,000 miles in a month from Greece for Movember. Picture: JONTY YOUNG

Paul Strong outside the Birdcage pub on Pottergate, Norwich, after cycling 2,000 miles in a month from Greece for Movember. Picture: JONTY YOUNG

JONTY YOUNG

A father-of-three who cycled from Greece to a Norwich pub in one month has raised just over £2,000 for charity.

Paul Strong, 55, who splits his year between Mill Hill Road in Norwich and the Peloponnese in Greece, completed the 2,000-mile challenge for the Movember Foundation.

The charity encourages men to grow a moustache during November - something Mr Strong also did during his journey - to highlight men’s health issues.

The 55-year-old former lecturer finished his cycle challenge at the Birdcage on Pottergate.

After finishing, Mr Strong said: “I feel good. It was really hard - there was a stage when I wanted to give up.

“My favourite part was in southern Italy. The people are so friendly.”

The route varied from steep hills to French river canal paths.

There is still time to donate to Mr Strong by visiting https://mobro.co/paulnstrong

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