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Last Updated: Friday March 05 2010 10:41 GMT

Celebrity cycle raises 1million

Sport Relief

A team of seven celebrities have completed a 1,000 mile cycle ride across the length of Britain raising £1 million for charity Sport Relief.

The group including Fearne Cotton and Davina McCall crossed the finish line in Cornwall after four days of cycling.

The team put up with some awful weather, battling blizzards and snow capped mountains on their bikes.

There were crashes too. Comedian David Walliams fell during a difficult section of the route.

The team set off from John O'Groats in Scotland which is one of the most northerly points in Britain with Land's End in Cornwall being the most Westerly.

It is the longest distance between two points anywhere in Great Britain and why the cycle team picked this route.


The first Sport Relief kicked off in 2004, and a second event was held two years later.

So far more than £20m has been raised for good causes.