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Charity 135 mile cycle challenge for brain tumours to end on Cromer beach

PUBLISHED: 10:49 20 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:19 20 June 2018

Adam Holbrook, with friends and family, has organised a 135 mile cycle ride in memory of his brother. Photo: Adam Holbrook

Adam Holbrook, with friends and family, has organised a 135 mile cycle ride in memory of his brother. Photo: Adam Holbrook

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The family of a police officer who died of a brain tumour will take part in a 135 mile cycle ride in his memory.

Infographic: Brain Tumour ResearchInfographic: Brain Tumour Research

20 friends and relatives of Steve Holbrook will complete the gruelling ride, finishing on Cromer beach on July 7.

Mr Holbrook, from Great Paxton, Cambridgeshire, was a Bedfordshire police officer.

He was 37 when he died in 2016, just 21 months after being diagnosed with the tumour, leaving his wife and two young children.

His brother, Adam Holbrook, 37, organised the ride from Maulden to Cromer to raise money for the Brain Tumour Research charity.

He said: “I hope the cycle raises awareness of this awful disease and keeps Steve’s memory alive.”

Steve’s friend James Slack, 39, said: “I’m feeling nervously excited and it will be a privilege to take part.”

Michael Thewall, head of fundraising at Brain Tumour Research, said: “We are extremely grateful and we wish them the best of luck in completing the challenge.”

To make a donation to the Brain Tumour Research charity please visit Adam or James’ sponsorship pages.

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