Join us once again for our annual Cycling Challenge as we go up a few hills and down a few mountains en route to Lakes Vyrnwy and Bala!
Last year nearly 300 cyclists joined us for this fabulous fun event which starts and finishes at Hope House Children's Hospice (SY10 9BX).
You can choose the 56 mile route to Lake Vyrnwy, or the 72 mile route to Lake Bala which returns via Bwlch y Groes – one of the highest public road mountain passes in Wales with a summit altitude of 545 metres!
Following the success of 2014, Epilepsy Action’s very own cyclo-sportive - the Harrogate Sportive, returns for 2015.
With two routes available, the event is suitable for riders of varying abilities and showcases some of the very best cycling routes Yorkshire has to offer. Following feedback from last year, the difficulty level of the medium route has been reduced.
Event includes: Scenic route, finishers T-shirt, refreshments , medical and mechanical support.
Comments from 2014:
Make your mark in the fight for every heartbeat and join the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by cycling 90 miles from Oxford to Cambridge. Registration is now open and spaces are filling quickly for the Oxford to Cambridge Bike Ride, which is taking place on 19 September. For one day, put aside your regular routine and unite with the nation’s heart charity and over 800 cyclists to fight back against coronary heart disease, the UK’s single biggest killer. The 90 mile route between the two rival University towns is predominantly flat and all on road through beautiful meandering countryside.
Our Kent Cycling Festival offers an amazing cycling experience. Choose your type of ride, either on road or adventure ride and hit the villages of Kent for a ride you won't forget. The on road ride offers distances of 50 miles and 65 miles. The 40 mile route will take you through villages heading south west of Canterbury such as Fordwich, Westmarsh Ware, Sandwich, Eastry and Chillenden. The extention route which makes up 65 miles also takes in villages heading round the perimeter of Dover such as West Langdon, West Cliffe and Whitfield.
Join Standing Together Against Domestic Violence for our 7th annual cycle fundraiser to raise awareness and money to help end domestic abuse. On average, 2 women are killed per week due to domestic abuse, totalling 112 women murdered per year in England and Wales. Help end the abuse by cycling with us this year!
For our fifth year, The Silverdale Sling at 60km is one of the trilogy of rides making up our Wrynose or Bust event. It is a charitable fund raising sportive that to date has raised nearly £30,000 for our charities. The three routes are as follows: Wrynose or Bust 188km (117 miles); Bay Dash 115km (72 miles) and The Silverdale Sling 60km (37 miles).
For our sixth year, The Bay Dash at 115km is one of the trilogy of rides making up our Wrynose or Bust event. It is a charitable fund raising sportive that to date has raised nearly £30,000 for our charities. The three routes are as follows: Wrynose or Bust 188km (117 miles); Bay Dash 115km (72 miles) and The Silverdale Sling 60km (37 miles).
Blow away the winter cobwebs and join Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice for our brand new springtime sponsored cycle event.
Starting at Woodgate Valley Visitor Centre, riders can choose from two scenic routes. Both routes meander through the leafy green South Birmingham suburbs and the picturesque countryside of North Worcestershire. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or complete novice, there is a route to suit your ability.
The Family Route - A 10km laid back cycle around Bartley Green Reservoir and through Woodgate Valley Country Park