The older brother of former Wanderers defender Stephen Darby, Kevin Darby was part of a group of cyclists who recently completed a cross-country cycle that started at Swindon Town’s County Ground and finished at Bradford City’s Utilita Energy Stadium on Sunday.
Kevin Darby and co visited the stadia of each one of Stephen’s former clubs over the course of six days, with the aim of the mammoth cycle was to raise funds for the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation, a charity set up by Stephen Darby and Chris Rimmer following Stephen’s diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease.
The Foundation was established to help bring vital awareness and raise funds to help with research into a cure for Motor Neurone Disease and also to support sufferers of the disease and their families.
Day One saw the group cycle from the County Ground to Warwick with day two ending at Notts County’s Meadow Lane. Day Three the group reached Buxton after setting off from Nottingham and on Day Four the cycling was completed at Anfield.
On the penultimate day, the group cycled from the home of Liverpool Football Club to the University of Bolton Stadium and then across to the Crown Oil Arena, the home of Rochdale Football Club. The final day of cycling saw the group complete their challenge and reach the Utilita Energy Stadium in West Yorkshire.
Wearing a different one of Stephen’s shirts each day, Kevin Darby along with his fellow cyclists have raised over £5,500 so far for a cause obviously incredibly close to his heart.
The ultimate professional during his playing days, Stephen Darby’s charity is going from strength to strength and you can support the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation by donating via the link below.
Thank you for your support.