Pippa Middleton launches British Heart Foundation's London to Brighton event

Keen cyclist Pippa Middleton will ride the 40th annual London to Brighton charity ride as part of her role with the British Heart Foundation

Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, will join more than 25,000 cyclists riding between London and Brighton on June 21 on behalf of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Ms Middleton is an ambassador for the Foundation and will take part in the 40th edition of the charity ride, which has seen more than 800,000 riders participate since 1975.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.