The trust was set up by Layla’s parents, Rachel and Tristan after she tragically died from a catastrophic brain haemorrhage in August 2008. Layla will always be remembered as a bright, caring and talented girl. A family room was provided at Alder Hey by the Trust which cost in the region of £10,000. They continue to support Hope House Children’s Hospice and are targeting to raise funds for further children and family facilities at Alder Hey.
Last year the cycle ride raised around £3,000. Tristan and Rachel and their family and supporters also organise an annual Ball, this year on the 19th November at Patshull Park Hotel, and a golf day (to be confirmed).
This year the route is set to take in a coastal stretch as well as a mountain climb, such is the enthusiasm for a challenge from this set of riders. All will be kitted out in a specially designed lycra shirt for the 10 hour journey.
Anyone who would like to donate to the Layla Pitt Remembrance Trust should contact Rachel Pitt via e mail firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit the website www.laylas-trust.co.uk