Bath to Bournemouth Bike Ride
Sunday 29 September 2013
to everyone who took part this year. Please check out latest
80 miles, 6,950 feet of climbs but that finish line was pure gold. Great cause, see you next year!!
Cycle city to coast on this epic on road bike
ride. Don't let the picturesque route fool you -
this is a challenge. 80 miles of hope and inspiration, taking on
treacherous hills and demanding roads all to raise funds for the
Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.
Starting from the iconic Royal Crescent in Bath, taking in
wonderful sights such as the Longleat Safari park, then on to
the lovely seaside resort of Bournemouth.
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Bath to Bournemouth Bike Ride event information
Huge congratulations to everyone who took part this year, it was
great to see so many smiling faces over the finish line, thank you.
Don't forget to send a link to your fundraising page to everyone
who hasn't supported you yet.
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Bath to Bournemouth Bike Ride
This event starts from the Royal Crescent in Bath and takes you
through some idyllic countryside villages and Longleat on
to the finish at Kings Park, Bournemouth. This bike ride may
sound chocolate box, but you'll need strength, determination and
stamina for this event. Serious training is a must!.
Your entry includes
- A route map
- A medal for all finishers
- Medical support
- Full route signage
- Luggage transportation
- Mechanical support
- A massage
- Extensive training guidance
- Fundraising support
- A welcome pack containing sponsorship form, training
and fundraising tips
- Water available en route and at the start and finish
- Excellent refreshments en route
- A thank you certificate
Mending Broken Hearts Appeal
Living with severe heart failure is a constant fight for
life. Every year, thousands more families have to watch
people they love struggle with the distressing symptoms.
Until now, there has been no hope of a
cure. No way to mend a broken heart. But with recent advance in
regenerative medicine, repairing a damaged heart is a realistic
Mending Broken Hearts is the most ambitious research programme
we've ever carried out. We're at a critical stage in the
UK's fight against heart failure - help us continue our vital
Set up your online sponsorship page
Living with heart failure - Bronnach's Story
Visit our fundraising section for some great
This event starts from the Royal Crescent in Bath
and finishes at Kings Park, Bournemouth. Transport options are
to be confirmed.
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On the Day
Water will be supplied at the start and finish and en route.
There will be delicious refreshments available on the route,
courtesey of our lovely volunteers at the WI. There are food
outlets at both the start and finsh for you to purchase
refreshments. There are toilets available at start and finish
locations and at refreshment stops en route.
We are able to transport one piece of luggage from the start to
the finish for you; please email us to arrange this.
|Check in opens
||7am - 9am
||10 minute intervals between 8am-9am
||In controlled waves between 8am-9am
Equipment and what to wear
Please ensure your bike is well maintained. A cycling helmet is
strongly recommended. For further advice, check out our cycling kit list.
This is a demanding event and serious training is a must.
For expert tips, training schedules and advice, visit the training zone. Remember the golden
rules of exercise: start gently, build up gradually and do it
regularly. Make sure you set achievable goals, which help you to
monitor your fitness and boost your confidence when you achieve
them. Always wear appropriate gear, and if you have any medical
condition or health concerns that may affect you on the day, speak
to your doctor about it prior to the event.
tips and advice
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Keeping you safe
We will be with you all the way. The event is fully signposted
and marshalled. Cycle repair vehicles will patrol the route to help
with any repairs needed during your ride. First aid cover will be
provided. Your emergency contact number on the day is 07785
923074. This phone is only switched on for the duration of the
event and should only be called in case of emergency.
Spectators are welcome, and the best place for them to see you
is at the finish at Kings Park. Dogs may not take part but may
visit in the care of spectators.
If you'd like to volunteer at this event,
check out the opportunities available and register your
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For general event enquiries, please check the frequently
section. If you have any further questions,
please call the events team Mon – Fri, 9am - 5pm on 0845 130
8663 or email us
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