LOROS One Big Bike Ride
Local charity LOROS is gearing up support for the annual bike ride at Rutland Water.
This years One Big Bike Ride will be taking place on Sunday 8th June 2014 in the beautiful surroundings of Rutland Water. Registrations are coming through thick and fast and the organisers are all hoping for yet another great event.
Set in 4200 acres of open countryside, Rutland Water Park is the central rural attraction in England's smallest county of Rutland and offers activities for all the family. There are plenty of places to eat along the route, including Whitwell, Empingham, Normanton and Barnsdale, or why not bring along a picnic.
Cyclists can choose from a 7, 18 or 25 mile route. The 18 and 25 mile routes will start at 9.30am, with the 7 mile route starting at 10.30am. Entry prices are as follows:
£5.00: Adults (£10.00 on the day)
£2.50: Children (£5.00 on the day)
£10.00: Family - 2 adults and 2 children (No family tickets available on the day)
N.B Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Event organiser, Christian Weikert-Picker said “Please come along and support us on this great family day out raising funds for LOROS, helping us continue to provide palliative care and support within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Please call and register on 0116 231 8431 to receive your sponsorship pack. You will receive a FREE Limited Edition drawstring Goody Bag on the day. Bike hire is available if you do not have your own bike.”
Please call Rutland Water Cycling in Whitwell on 01780 460705 quoting “LOROS BIG BIKE RIDE” by Friday 30th May 2014. Bike hire is at a special rate of £6.99 for 2 hours and £9.99 all day. Helmets can be hired for 50 pence each. Please ensure you include your height and any special requirements at the time of booking e.g. kids seats and buggies etc.