Sign up for the Dorset Bike Ride
Sunday, 7 August 2016
Sign up for the Dorset Bike Ride
Join hundreds of other riders supporting the fight against heart disease by taking on this unforgettable bike ride.
Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Your entry fee covers the cost of organising the event. It's the money you raise that powers our life saving research.
This ride is suitable for all abilities, so why not take part as a team?
Cycling with your family, friends or colleagues? Enter your Team name and Team Leader's name when you sign up.
Your entry includes
- Route map
- Downloadable GPX files for 25 mile, 50 mile, 66 mile routes
- Route marshals
- Medical support
- Full route signage
- Extensive training guidance
- Fundraising support
- A medal for all finishers
If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:
Tel: 0845 130 8663
Email: [email protected]
The start and finish
This is a circular route, so you will start and finish in the same place.
Queen Elizabeth's School ,
Parking is available in the school car park from 07:00 - 17:00.
Your fundraising helps our researchers make more discoveries and keep more hearts beating.
Create an online fundraising page - it's the easiest way to get sponsored. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.
Take a look at our fundraising guide for more inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising.
CREATE YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE
Get fit for your challenge
Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our cycling training zone. Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.
Get kitted up
Show the world you've joined the Heart Riders team and treat yourself to some new kit from our online cycling shop. Whether you're after something to wear on your training rides or on the day itself, an accessory you need or a gift for a loved one - start browsing and find something for you today. And with all proceeds going towards our life saving heart research, it gives the term guilt free shopping a whole new meaning!
And if you'e not sure what to wear on the day and what you need to bring with you, take a look at our recommended cycling kit list. You'll receive your participant number in the post just before the event.
Join the Dorset Bike Ride Facebook event page to be the first to receive event updates and to talk to and share training advice and stories with your fellow participants before the ride.
You're a Heart Rider - spread the word
Signing up for this challenge is no mean feat and we want you to tell all your friends and family just what you're doing and why. To help you spread the word we've created a range of social media profile pictures for you to use. Choose your favourite, upload it and start telling everyone what it means to be a Heart Rider. Don't forget to include a link to your JustGiving page.
Sign up for British Cycling membership
British Cycling membership includes insurance and they’ll donate £4 for every Ride Membership Package our riders sign up for. Find out about the great membership benefits.
Get your family and friends involved
Your family and friends could be part of the action as well. Why not ask them to take part with you, or they could come and help on the day. Volunteers are vital in making our events a success.
At the Dorset Bike Ride
|| Registration opens
| 08:00 - 10:00
|| The ride can be started between these times
|| All riders should be finished by this time
The ride will be fully signed and marshalled, and you'll be provided with a route map. First aid facilities will be available at the start/finish, and en route.
There will be a cycle repair team on hand during the ride, and they will also be selling accessories before the event.
There are no changing rooms or luggage store available.
Water will be available at the start/finish, and en route. Refreshments will also be available along the route.
Your friends and family are very welcome to join in cheering at the finish line at Queen Elizabeth's School.