Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge


Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge

Celebrate 25 years of Anglia Ruskin University by cycling from Peterborough to Cambridge as two cities unite whilst raising money for EACH.

Dates 25 Aug 2018 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 10.45-11.30 start
Venue University Centre Peterborough, Park Crescent Campus, Park Crescent, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 4DZ
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Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge

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Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is celebrating 25 years of University status with a 40 mile ride starting at University Centre Peterborough (UCP) and finishing with festivities at ARU’s Cambridge Campus.

The fantastic journey through the scenic Cambridgeshire countryside will have two aims, the first is to fundraise for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). The second is to make it through the finish line!

This exciting one-off ride allows participants of all abilities to take part from the keen cyclists to the amateur enthusiasts. Cambridgeshire is the flattest county in the country, so where better to enjoy a lovely bank holiday Saturday bike ride!

Event patrons, the High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire Dr Andrew Harter CBE and Ms Lily Bacon DL will be participating on a tandem bicycle, as will a number of others.  Tandem riders will receive a special gift, but whether single or tandem, please join them in this unique celebration which is supporting such a worthy cause.

Cost: £35.00

Highlights:

  • Ride through the picturesque sights of the Cambridgeshire countryside
  • Join the High Sheriff and his celebrity team to fundraise for a local charity
  • Tandem riders receive a special gift
  • Experience two of the county’s University Campuses
  • Celebration event at the finish line
  • Fully signed route

Fundraising & Support:

We are delighted to be supporting EACH and fundraising for this incredible local charity. EACH is a charitable organisation that provides specialist care to children in East Anglia living with life-threatening conditions and supports their families. Without EACH, families in Cambridgeshire who are going through the extremely challenging journey of losing a child, wouldn’t be able to access the specialist care and support they need to help them manage their child’s symptoms, prepare for their child’s end of life, and cope with the grief and bereavement that follows.

All of EACH’s care is provided free of charge, and they rely on voluntary donations from companies and individuals like you.

We encourage you all to be generous with fundraising; a recommended donation or sponsorship target of £50.00 per entry is suggested. Thank you for all you are able to do!

Please use the following link to set up a fundraising page, and to make sure all your funds raised reach the right place: Fundraise for EACH on Just Giving

Looking After You: The event is fully supported by pie with support vehicles, tour leaders and medics. You will receive a mid-ride refreshment stop whilst on the ride.

Who is pie? pie is unique in the cycling event industry offering only bespoke guided rides for companies, charities and groups of individuals.

Social Media: Follow us at #CambridgeshireCyclingChallenge, #bespokeguidedrides, #pieevents

Training & Time Recordings: Join the dedicated event STRAVA page to see how your fellow cyclists are getting on with their training!

www.strava.com/clubs/CambridgeshireCyclingChallenge2018

Register for the ride: The ride costs £35 per person, paid at the time of registration. This goes towards the administration and operational costs of the ride.

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH)

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) aims to maximise the quality of life for children and young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, and to support their families.

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) directory information