Fulham Man Takes on Football Stadium Cycling Challenge

Peter Brooks inspired by care daughter received at Chelsea & Westminster

Peter Brooks (left) after completing the challenge

April 1, 2024

A man from Fulham has helped raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and a sepsis charity by cycling to all London’s Premier League Football grounds.

On Saturday 23 March, Peter Brooks and four friends took off on a challenge to cycle 90km around all the capitals stadia to support CW+, the charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The UK Sepsis Trust.

Peter’s inspiration stems from his daughter, Sofia, who fought against invasive Group A Strep early last year. Thanks to the care she received at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Sofia made a full recovery.

Peter and his friends started at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital going south towards Crystal Palace (Selhurst Park), up East to West Ham(London Stadium), Tottenham Hotspur (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium) and Arsenal (Emirates Stadium) before ending West visiting Brentford (Gtech Community Stadium), Fulham (Craven Cottage) and Chelsea (Stamford Bridge).

Every 3 seconds, someone in the world dies of sepsis. In the UK alone, 245,000 people are affected by sepsis with at least 48,000 people losing their lives in sepsis-related illnesses every year.

The cycle challenge directly supports Sofia's story fundraising campaign. These funds are crucial in supporting the hospital and to raise awareness for invasive group A Strep, stop preventable deaths and support families affected by sepsis.

Learn more about fundraising for CW+

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