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Cycling the BBC Children in Need Rickshaw up a hill

The history of the Rickshaw Challenge

  • 2011

    In 2011 the first One Show Rickshaw Challenge saw presenter Matt Baker cycle a rickshaw from Edinburgh to London in eight days, raising over a million pounds. Since then, groups of young people previously supported by BBC Children in Need have taken on the challenge.

  • 2012

    Ciaran, Darren, Jack, James, Jamila and Lauren cycle from Llandudno to London.

  • 2013

    Bethany, Daniel, Eleanor, Martin and Peter cycle from Giant’s Causeway to BBC Elstree in London, riding ‘around the clock’ for the first time, taking it in turns to do a night shift.

  • 2014

    Alex, Carolina, Flo, Jess, John and Matthew cycle from ‘Salford to Walford’, finishing live at the iconic Eastenders set during the BBC Children in Need Appeal show.

  • 2015

    Lucy, George G, George D, Erin, Elliot and Amira cycle from ‘Lands End to the East End’, finishing at Elstree Studios in London.

  • 2016

    Andy, Ebony, Olivia, Phoebe, Ross and Salar cycle from Jedburgh in Scotland to central London.

  • 2017

    Ben, Greg, Liv, Luke, Sabah and Shona cycle from the One Show studios in London to Glasgow.

  • 2018

    Abbe, Harry, Kayla, Kieran, Maisie and Phoebe cycle from Calais, through the service tunnel of the Channel Tunnel to Salford Quays. McLaren provided a new and improved Rickshaw for the team.

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