The One Show’s Team Rickshaw challenge raises £2.3million for BBC Children in Need

PUBLISHED: 21:55 14 November 2014 | UPDATED: 21:56 14 November 2014

The Children In Need rickshaw passes through Darkes Lane in Potters Bar

The Children In Need rickshaw passes through Darkes Lane in Potters Bar


The One Show’s Team Rickshaw challenge, which went through Hatfield and Potters Bar, has raised more than £2.3million for BBC Children in Need.

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The young rickshaw riders cycled through Hatfield and Potters Bar town centres this afternoon (Friday) on the final day of their eight-day journey from Salford to Walford.

The 450-mile challenge finished on the EastEnders set at Elstree Studios, in Borehamwood, this evening.

And organisers have now confirmed the cyclists have raised more than £2.3million for the charity appeal.

The official Team Rickshaw Twitter account, @TeamRickshaw, tweeted: “#TeamRickshaw have finished their ride from Salford to Walford and raised £2.3 million! Thank you & til next year...”

Team Rickshaw also posted: “What an absolutely phenomenal amount raised! You have helped #TeamRickshaw raise £2,315,734! Thank you so much!”

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