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Total raised so far

74%

£370.00 of £500 target +£77.50 Gift Aid See breakdown

Recent donations

22 hours ago

Anonymous

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

A lovely tribute guys

yesterday

Caleb and Reuben

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

You can do it Dads!

2 days ago

Mum and Dad

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Safe cycling..all our love

2 days ago

Luke, Kate, Samuel & Alice

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Smash it for Tom

2 days ago

Lizzie dripping

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Phil and Ben

2 days ago

Anonymous

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck with your ride. Hope you raise lots of money for an amazing charity x

2 days ago

Camilla, Matt and Teddy

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done Ben and Phil. A lovely way to remember Tom and raise money for a great cause.xx

3 days ago

Kate Kempton

£60.00

Thank you wonderful friends 💙

H2H4TK

Phil Baker and Ben Cotton are raising money for Cancer Lifeline South West


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Our story

H2H4TK is about two friends celebrating the life of a close mate.  A mate, a father, a brother, a son and husband, who died well before his time.

The ride will take Phil and Ben on a trip through Tom's past, using a mode of transport he was often partial to.

Tom Kempton was born in Shrewsbury.  He lived in Church Stretton until the age of 3, when he moved to Hereford (the first 'H').

Tom and his mum then moved to Newton Abbot when he was 16, and Tom enrolled at Exeter College.

After a short excursion studying film at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, Tom returned to Devon, and soon discovered a love of carpentry. Woodwork would go on to be a constant in Tom's life, in various forms, from creating wonderful buildings to carving beautiful spoons and bowls.

After meeting a beautiful young woman (at a yoga class in Totnes), Tom and Kate embarked upon a life together, marrying and having two incredible children in Miriam and Zac, and making a home together in the village of Harberton (the second 'H').

Tom spent many years riding his bike from Harberton to his work at Carpenter Oak in Cornworthy, and Ben will be riding Tom's meticulously maintained bike on the journey from Hereford to Harberton.

The ride will be a celebration of Tom's life.  As well as featuring places that notably featured in Tom's life, we will doubtless be accompanied by feelings of sadness for the friend who is no longer with us, but also pride and privilege for having shared Tom's life with him... and there will be plenty of laughs, because Tom did like a laugh!

But the ride isn't just for us, it is also to raise money for a charity that Tom and Kate enormously in their last months together.  We'd love to have your support, be it in spirit, on the road, of with a donation to Cancer Lifeline.  Most importantly, we want to share and celebrate the memory of the legend that was TK.  Peace, love and tailwinds, P & B.


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Our updates

3 days ago

Still a lot of very deep puddles out there - could've done with a mask and snorkel!

19.6km distance
1:33:19 time
4:03min/km speed

This page is in memory of

Tom Kempton

Phil Baker and Ben Cotton are fundraising for

Cancer Lifeline South West

Charity number: 1107775

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