Worcestershire Bike Ride
Sunday 29 June 2014
A huge thankyou to all the cyclists who took
part in this event and joined us in the fight against heart
disease. Thanks also to our hardworking volunteers.
Registration | Location and
transport | Event
times | Fundraising | Training | Equipment | Spectators
Worcestershire Bike Ride event information
Registration and fees
Online registration is now closed. Register your interest for 2015
Choose your route option
|All routes - on the day
Note under 16 year olds must be accompanied by a responsible
Your entry fee covers the cost of running the event; it’s your
sponsorship money that will help save lives.
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Your Worcestershire Bike Ride entry includes
- A medal for all finishers
- Medical support
- Mechanical support
- Extensive training guidance
- Fundraising support
- A welcome pack containing your participant number,
sponsorship form, love note to wear to show your inspiration, and
shop donation bag, which will be sent to you prior to the
- Thank you certificate for all fundraisers - We'll send this
through about 12 weeks after.
Fundraising funds research
that saves lives. In 1961 the number of children born with
a heart defect who survived to their first birthday was around only
20 per cent. Today that figure is 80 per cent, thanks to procedures
such as valve replacement that help them lead improved lives.
For all our success, there's a lot still to be done. Heart
disease is still the UK's single biggest killer. Surgery techniques
can still be improved. And there are exciting developments in
genetics and stem cell technology.
Your entry fee covers the cost of organising
the event; so join the fight for every heartbeat by raising funds.
Your fundraising will help us continue funding research to
ensure hearts keep beating.
Set up your online sponsorship page
Download a sponsorship form
Where your money goes
Visit our fundraising section for some great
The Worcestershire Bike Ride starts and finishes at
Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3
There is free all-day parking on tarmac at the stadium, and full
details of bus services are available on the First
On the day
Toilet facilities will be available at the start/finish and at
water stops along the route. Free parking will also be available
all day at the stadium.
||29 June 2014
|48 mile route start
|30 mile route start
|18 mile route start
||Start between 9:00am and 10:00am
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Equipment and what to wear
Please see the kit list for
recommended equipment. Remember to Ramp Up the Red to show your support
for the fight against heart disease. And don't forget to wear a
Shop for cycling gear
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
Keeping you safe
Your safety is our priority. Marshals will be located along the
route, and first aid assistance will be available at the
start/finish and along the route. A mechanical repair team and
recovery vehicle will also be present.
Unfortunately this event isn't suitable for pets, but please do
bring along your red-attired cheer squad.
The best cheerpoint is the the start/finish location. Make some
If you'd like to volunteer at this event,
check out the opportunities available and register your
For general event enquiries, please check the frequently asked questions
section. If you have
any further questions, please call the events team Mon – Fri, 9am -
5pm on 0845 130 8663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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