Dorset Bike Ride

When:

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Where:

Wimborne, Dorset

Sign up

Gear up for the Dorset Bike Ride, now taking place this August - there's something for everyone with three circular route distances of 25, 50 and 66 miles.

 

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Sign up for the Dorset Bike Ride

When: Sunday, 7 August 2016

Where: Wimborne, Dorset

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.

Entry Fees

Adult entry   £15
Entry for under 18's  £5 - Download an under 18 entry form (PDF)

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.

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Team registration

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      

Contact us

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 , Blandford Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4DT

Parking

Parking is available in the school car park from 07:00 - 17:00.

Raise money

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.

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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.

Get talking

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.

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At the Dorset Bike Ride

 07:30   Registration opens
 08:00 - 10:00    The ride can be started between these times
 16:30   All riders should be finished by this time

The routes

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. 

General Facilities

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.

Refreshments

Water will be available at the start/finish, and en route. Refreshments will also be available along the route. 

Spectators

Your friends and family are very welcome to join in cheering at the finish line at Queen Elizabeth's School.

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