Team Rynkeby Finland - Cycling 1200km for a good cause
Fast facts: 1,700 cyclists and 450 volunteers - distributed over 44 local teams in five countries.
As part of our Corporate Responsibility programme, Euroclear Finland is a platinum sponsor of Team Rynkeby Finland, which raises money for children with cancer. Rynkeby Foods A/S covers primary costs of the event, which means that every penny raised in each country goes to local childhood cancer associations to support the children and their families.
Team Rynkeby cycled to Paris for the 16th time from 6-7 July until 15 July 2017. This time, two Ullas from Euroclear Finland - Ulla Heikkilä and Ulla Jaarte were part of the team.
Ulla Jaarte “This was the second time I’ve cycled from Helsinki to Paris. We planned the daily routes well in advance and there were no less than four days when we pedaled over 200 km a day! I am most excited about day four when we climbed the legendary Mur de Huy hill!”
The exercise experience of a lifetime
Ulla Heikkilä “This was my first time cycling from Helsinki to Paris. Being involved in different charity initiatives has given me so much energy and I have met so many new people. The 10-month training period was challenging and we spent a lot of time cycling in the countryside and cities. I was expecting the best exercise experience of my life – which I certainly got!”