Mark Lilley is a 44 year old Engineer who is a rugby league man through and through.  Mark is also currently the Leeds Rhinos Scholarship Coach and Stanningley U15s Head Coach.

This year Mark is Participating in several Road Cycling Sportives this year to Raise funds for James Brook, a young Rhinos Star, who has a rare form of facial cancer.


James was diagnosed in December 2011 with Rhabdomyosarcoma.

First 2 events are the :-

North West Winter Series Event 1 30 mile Road Cycling Sportive. Sunday February 12th

North West Winter Series Event 2 50 mile Road Cycling Sportive. Sunday February 26th,

Both of the events start from Poynton Leisure Centre

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Both events have electronic timing, and the winter sports series have Gold, Silver and Bronze awards.

Mark says “As an incentive to me I would like people to sponsor me with 3 donation amounts for, example £5 for Bronze, £10 for Silver and £15 for Gold. Therefore Sponsorers donate just the one amount for which time zone band I finish in. ”

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