The successful Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride returns for its 4th year!
Due to popular demand, the Charnwood Forest Cycle Ride is back again for its 4th year running. With up to 100 cyclists taking part each year, the organisers at Alex’s Wish and sponsors Nisa (Bradley’s) and The Woodies Pub both from Rothley is pleased to announce it will be taking place on Sunday, 22nd June.
Please come and join in… you’ll get your healthy dose of fresh air, enjoy spectacular views around the stunning Charnwood Forest whilst cycling for an incredibly worthwhile cause. It’s a fabulous opportunity to get back into cycling again after the winter months, so whether or not you are a keen cyclist, there’s never been a better time to dust of your bike in time for the summer months.
The route is all on open roads and is well signposted with marshal points at every junction. The circular route starts and finishes in Rothley village and has been carefully chosen to ensure maximum safety and enjoyment. At the end, you’ll be treated to complimentary yummy home cake cakes and refreshments – a perfect thought to get you through the ride.
This is a sponsored ride in aid of Alex’s Wish, a registered charity set-up to raise vital funds for an incurable childhood muscle wasting disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Alex is an 8 years old boy from Rothley who was diagnosed with this devastating condition in 2010. Alex’s Wish are investing in innovative medical breakthroughs to help all children lead a longer and more fulfilled life with the aim to finding a cure. All money that is raised through registration fees and sponsorship goes direct to this fantastic cause.
The event organisers would also welcome volunteers to marshal and help out with refreshments on the day. If you are unable to ride but would like to help, please get in touch.
To register for this fantastic and worthwhile cause, a discounted early-bird entry fee is £20 (this fee includes our participating in this organised event, an event pack with your sponsorship form and top tips, a complementary t-shirt to wear on the day, refreshments on the day and home cakes at the end of the ride) or a late-entry fee of £25 will apply if you register on the day, we will then send out an event pack with your rider number and sponsorship form.
The easier and quickest way to register or to download the registration form is to visit the event website at www.charnwoodforestcycleride.co.uk you can also pick up a registration form at your local post office or email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting one be posted out to you.
Alex’s Wish is a registered charity no: 1148845.