BHF Ride of the Roses Bike Ride
Date: 5th Sept 2009
Push your stamina to the limit on the Ride of the Roses, a challenging 100 mile bike ride between two of the UK's most historic and vibrant cities.
Setting off from Lancaster University, hundreds of riders will head out across the varied and breathtaking landscapes of Northern England, including the stunning Trough of Bowland, an 'area of outstanding natural beauty', Gisburn Forest and the rugged unspoilt scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.
With the majority of the route taking place on rural roads, you'll face some steep gradients and challenging hill climbs before heading through the market town of Ripon in the heart of North Yorkshire then onto the final leg towards the finishing point in the beautiful city of York.
Start location: Lancaster, Lancashire (LA1 4YW)
Distance: 100 miles
Entry costs: £20 for adults (over 18s only)
Further information: Call 0800 085 2280 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org