Sign up for the Heart of England Bike Ride 2017
Sunday 16 July 2017
Packwood House, Solihull
To view the Knowle and Dorridge Lions' Terms and Conditions for taking part in the event please click here.
If you are under 18 years old please contact Fundraising Support for an offline entry form. If you are under 16 years old you must be accompanied on the ride by an adult.
Online registrations close Monday 10 July 2017, however you can register on the day by visiting us at the check in desk.
For more information
If you would like more information on this event, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:
Email: [email protected]
Getting there by car
Packwood House is 2 miles east of Hockley Heath (on A3400) and 11 miles south-east of central Birmingham.
The Knowle and Dorridge Lions advise that parking is limited at Packwood House so people are encouraged to car share or cycle to the start point if possible.
Getting there on foot
Millennium Way crosses the park at Packwood House.
Getting there by train
Lapworth 1½ miles; Birmingham International 8 miles.
Getting there by bus
From Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon, alight Hockley Heath, 1¾ miles.
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Get fit for your challenge
Take the opportunity to improve your fitness before the ride. Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our cycling training zone.
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Make sure you have the right kit
You should wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and footwear suitable for cycling. Take a look at our recommended cycling kit list for what to wear on the day and what to bring with you, or treat yourself to some new gear from our online cycling shop.
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 cheer you on. Ask them to look the part and ramp up the red.
Route and times
The route starts and finishes at Packwood House, and weaves it's way through Warwickshire's delightful country lanes. Choose your challenge to cycle approximately 12, 18, 30 or 60 miles.
| Registration desk open
||09:00 - 11:30
| Event start
||09:30 - 11:30 (staggered)
| Event finish
Toilets will be available at the start/finish point. Please note that there are no changing rooms or lockers available and we ask that you do not bring pets to this event.
There is free entrance to Packwood House for this bike ride.