11.30pm - More stunning imagery from Dave Hayward.

11.00pm - Despite the late finish Hayden still managed to blog! LINK

9.15pm - Really long and arduous day for the team, time for a bit of rest before they go again...

12.50pm - Nice little piece in the Sports Industry Daily:

10.17am - Stephen, your wish can be granted! Keen cyclists can join Geoff and the team for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience during the Tour de France leg of the 3 Tours Challenge. There are limited packages remaining for riders to join the team for the famous Alps and Pyrenees stages of Le Tour. Click HERE for more information.

9.42am - Why are Geoff, Hayden, Doug, Marcus and James putting themselves through this gruelling and superhuman physical challenge? They are doing this to help Cure Leukaemia raise £1m to expand the globally significant Centre for Clinical Haematology. This video below explains the importance of this transformational facility. 

9.37 am - Please do send the team your messages of good luck on Twitter via @3ToursChallenge any donation to the team, big or small would be hugely appreciated. Click HERE to make a donation via JustGiving, thank you.

7.45am - Geoff is all set!

7.30am - All set for day 2 - another bumpy one!