• Chasing the Ghost

    Chasing the Ghost

    The fantastic video details the trials and tribulations faced by Team Allied Forces as they pedaled their way across USA in a new record time of 5 days 3 hours and 45 minutes.

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    Strategic Lions have won the 8-person category of this years race and set a new record in the process. They finished the race in a time of 69 hours and 7 minutes at an average speed of 31.9 kph. A spectacular achievement in awful weather conditions. Please give generously to Help for Heroes via our charity giving page - ling below

    Donate - Lions Bemycharity page
  • Donate to Lions/Help for Heroes

    Donate to Lions/Help for Heroes

    Strategic Lions have a dedicated Bmycharity page to allow followers to support Help for Heroes. To date the Strategic Lions page has raised more than £35,000 for the charity. Please give generously and support the Lions following their record-breaking 2013 Race Across America.

    Donate - Lions Bemycharity page
  • About Help for Heroes

    About Help for Heroes

    Strategic Lions are proud to support Help for Heroes, the charity formed to help those who have been wounded in Britain's current conflicts. "Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has" - Mae West



    Team Allied Forces of Strategic Lions and 4Mil have delivered on their promise of a new world record in the Race Across America 2013. The team arrived at Annapolis, Maryland in an official time of 5 days 3 hours and 45 minutes slicing an incredible 80 minutes of the previous record. For media enquiries and to arrange interviews with the team as they return to the UK email contact@strategiclions.com or call 01977 555550 or 07703 672621.

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  • What is the RAAM

    What is the RAAM

    The Race Across America (RAAM) is one of the most respected and longest running endurance sports events in the world. RAAM is seen as a pinnacle of athletic achievement not only in cycling but across the global sporting community. 2013 RAAM is the 32nd edition of this historic event beginning in Oceanside, CA following a defined, 3000 mile route, and ending in Annapolis, MD.

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Strategic Lions

Ready to take on the next challenge, to raise money for charity… Follow the Strategic Lions as they embark on their latest challenge in support of Help for Heroes. On this site you can find out more about the team, its history, full race reports and details of how you can support the Lions through its Bmycharity page.

Our blog will keep you up to date with the latest Lions news and will feature regular updates from the 2013 Race Across America as the combined Allied Forces team attempts to beat the record of 5 days, 5hours and 5 minutes.

Please use the links to our social media feeds including Twitter and Flickr to interact with the Strategic Lions and show your support.

Strategic Lions are proud to support Help for Heroes, the charity formed to help those who have been wounded in Britain's current conflicts.

About Us

Team Philosophy

CPO Wayne K. Dowd:

To compete, maybe win with the assistance of the entire TEAM, to remind yourself that you’re still alive, to meet new and interesting people and break their legs off on the bike!

Andy Watson:

Managing Director of Strategic Team Group and Founder of Strategic Lions
Philosophy: With the right attitude, right training and right equipment, everyday people can attain world class achievements.

Meet the team