Smokin Aces take on the sun

The Smokin Aces team is preparing to outrace the sun this Summer to raise money for Action Medical Research, a charity that helps children and babies.

They will be tackling the Race the Sun event in the Lake District on August 31 - the aim is to complete cycling, climbing and conoeing challenges between sunrise and sunset, racing the sun.

The cycle route is 50 miles and the group have support from Louth Cycle Centre.

The team are captain Alan Shaw, navigator Chris Walker, Dan Carlisle, Craig Dalton and reserves Jason Andrews and Lance Heal.

Sponsor them at