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Cycling’s Great Tour

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CYCLING’S GREAT TOUR LAUNCHED – A UNIQUE BRITISH CHARITY RIDE

Cycling’s Great Tour


CYCLING’S GREAT TOUR LAUNCHED – A UNIQUE BRITISH CHARITY RIDE


Thursday 15th April saw the launch of The Great Tour, a brand new endurance cycling challenge around the coastline of Britain. Beginning on 3rd July and running continuously for 64 days until 4th September, the event will cover a staggering 6,600km circuit around the country, beginning and ending in Seaton, South Devon, and passing through hundreds of seaside towns including Brighton, Skegness, St. Andrews, Carmarthen and Padstow.


This annual event has been created to raise awareness and provide a fund-raising platform for Caravan (The Grocery Industry’s Benevolent Fund) and will also be partnering with The Prostate Cancer Charity, the exclusive charity of The Tour of Britain.


Organisers are inviting applications from potential participants to join a number of well-known athletes and celebrities on this unique challenge, which represents the first ever full circumnavigation of Britain’s mainland by bike on this dedicated route. Anyone over the age of 18 can apply, with fully funded places available for those lucky enough to be selected to take part. Applications can be made at the official website, www.thegreattour.org where details for the selection criteria can be obtained.


As the first event of its kind in Britain, the inaugural Great Tour will build on the ever-growing popularity of cycling allied to a surge in interest in Britain’s coastal resorts. In addition it is hoped that the event will help bring increased focus to the rich history and culture of the country’s many seaside towns, villages, cliffs and beaches on route.


The Great Tour is being endorsed and sponsored by numerous companies, brands and organisations including Visit Britain who have recognised the tremendous boost to cycling tourism presented by The Great Tour. Children and their parents will also be encouraged to join in and Cycling England will be the body co-ordinating this activity.


Hugh Roberts, CEO of The Great Tour organisers SweetSpot, said: “This looks set to be an incredible event which will raise money for great causes whilst celebrating our wonderful island heritage. By taking cycling around the country, we’re hoping to create a lasting legacy where people of all ages and ability can safely experience coastal Britain on a bike.”

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