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In 2016, Alison Sellar, CEO of activpayroll, participated in two major cycling events across three countries to raise funds for four great charities.

Ride the North

In August 2016, Alison took part in Ride the North, a two day cycle covering 281 km through the Grampian Highlands. The event began in the Aberdeenshire village of Rhynie and continued through the foothills of the Cairngorms finishing at Culloden, just to the East of Inverness. Day two started at Culloden and finished back in Rhynie, cycling via Forres and Elgin.

Vietnam to Cambodia

In November 2016, Alison travelled to South East Asia to take part in her second and most challenging cycle of 2016. She embarked on a 450 km cycle starting in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City on November 26th and finished at the world heritage site of Angkor Wat in Cambodia on December 2nd. It was a gruelling challenge with some days of the trip covering 100 km of cycling on very uneven ground and extreme heat.

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Many local and international companies pledged their support.

AFC logo Cala Homes (North) Ltd logo Primate logo The CHeRries Awards logo JumpStart logo David Llyod logo Kennedy Transport logo Mackerel Media logo CIPP logo Equiniti logo Payroll World  logo Mattioli Woods Plc logo DC Thomson logo TAQA logo Trinity  logo Altus Intervention logo CMS Law Tax logo Mountain Tracks  logo Servcorp logo IFB logo Aberdeenshire Council logo Hirtos, Italy  logo China  logo Canada  logo Magnus, Denmark  logo Norway  logo Switzerland  logo Australia  logo Time Target logo Arnold Clark  logo Lace Partners logo Karen Millen logo Swarovski logo SkyScanner logo Mott MacDonald  logo Scottish Enterprise  logo Hunter  logo GSMA logo SuperGroup  logo Penguin  logo Tesla  logo Sabre Safety logo Trespass logo Scottish Salmon  logo Open Table  logo iflix logo Study Group  logo University of St Andrews  logo Belmar  logo Inmarsat logo Lindsays  logo Navigators  logo Ophir logo Poyry logo Aspen  logo Aberdeen Asset  logo Aberdeen Inspired logo ABMC logo Ace Winches  logo AGCC logo AirCon logo Aker logo Allegis logo UBC logo Walker Technical  logo Winton  logo Wood Group  logo Xodus logo Xplore Tech logo Zendesk logo Ziebel logo Zilift  logo Cobalt logo CNR logo Cigna logo CHC logo BW Offshore logo Brown Rudnick  logo Bristow logo BrainLab logo BMI logo BAE Systems  logo Aubin logo Atlantic Resourcing  logo Deakin  logo Dolphin  logo EFC logo Eland logo Emgs logo Evidera logo Evoqua logo Ferguson Group  logo First State  logo Fortress  logo Fugro  logo GAMA logo Gassco logo General and Technical  logo Global CCS logo GMS logo GoreVega logo GSP logo Hercules logo HRT logo ICR logo iManage logo Iqarus logo iSurvey logo JMJ logo Knight logo Ladbrokes logo Mettler Toledo logo NESCOL logo NewAge  logo New Day logo NVM logo Packers Plus  logo PetroWeb logo Power Jacks  logo Praxair  logo Prosafe logo Radicon logo Roemex logo Rowan  logo Service Tech  logo Techdrill  logo Trelleborg logo Adestra logo AMC logo Cairn logo CIU logo C-Mar logo Ideas in Partnership  logo PMC logo Riverbed logo SBS logo SDX Energy logo Transocean logo Pandora Media  logo

Since their origination in 2011, Women V Cancer cycle challenges both overseas and in the UK (Ride the Night) have raised a staggering £7 Million for Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action. This has been made possible by thousands of women like Alison Sellar from activpayroll giving up their time to fundraise, train and take part in these amazing cycling challenges. Everyone at Action for Charity and the Women V Cancer charities wish Alison the best of luck on her challenge and we are extremely grateful for her support.

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News & Updates

Find out how Alison is prepared for her challenges

Alison Completes 450Km Cycling Challenge in Aid of Women’s Cancer Charity

Alison Completes 450Km Cycling Challenge in Aid of Women’s Cancer Charity

Alison Sellar, CEO of activpayroll, has raised more than £10,000 after cycling across Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Introducing one of our four charities: Women V Cancer

Introducing one of our four charities: Women V Cancer

In just two weeks, Alison will be embarking on her final cycling challenge of the year: Vietnam to Cambodia in only 6 days. Despite the 450km of cycling, Alison and the other women joining her will get to enjoy the sites of two of South East Asia’s most fascinating countries. This challenge is being completed in aid of Women V Cancer.

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#activAlison Prepares for Final Gruelling Challenge!

After completing Ride the North in August, Alison is now preparing for her final challenge in November, the Women V Cancer Vietnam to Cambodia cycle.

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Alison Completes First Cycling Challenge!

On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August, Alison took part in Ride the North, a 175 mile cycle around the Scottish Highlands.

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Introducing one of our four charities: Friends of Anchor

This weekend will see members of the Aberdeen activpayroll team battle it out against 72 other teams in the hope to become 2016 ANCHOR Wipeout champions.

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Introducing one of our four charities: Maggie’s

With Alison’s first cycle taking place in just over a month, many mornings and evenings are being devoted to the gym and weekends spent cycling throughout different areas of Scotland. Scotland’s unpredictable weather has means that Alison has faced all sorts of challenging conditions while cycling, great practice for her first #activAlison challenge, Ride the North.

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Phenomenal Support Continues for #activAlison

Since launching just seven weeks ago, #activAlison has seen an enormous amount of support since the first donation was made.

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Alison takes Cycling Training to the Next Level

On Thursday 9th June, Alison was lucky enough to be invited, along with a small group of business people from Aberdeen, to an exclusive Track Cycling event at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland’s first indoor Velodrome.

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Alison’s Ride the North Story

With less than three months until Ride the North takes place, Alison reflects on her previous experience of participating in the event.

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Introducing one of our four chosen charities: Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

The weekend saw Alison putting in even more cycling training for her upcoming challenges.

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Thanks to our first supporters!

#activAlison has officially launched and we are pleased to see that six companies have already pledged their support.

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Alison Begins Training for Gruelling Charity Cycles

With her first cycle in August fast approaching, Alison has been training hard to ensure she is in top shape for her challenges.

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